Rate rise: RBA governor warns of more rate rises, PM offers another 'shield'

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
Karen Barlow
By Finn McHugh, Gerard Cockburn, and Karen Barlow · Updated May 3 2022 - 9:23pm, first published 12:30pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: James Croucher

Federal Labor says Scott Morrison's economic credentials are "shredded" as the Prime Minister sought to play down the economic and political impact of the first election campaign interest rate rise hike in 15 years.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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