The Informer: the calculators come out after the rate rise

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated May 4 2022 - 7:44am, first published 7:30am
Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers, left, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg at the National Press Club treasury debate. Picture: James Croucher

It's been the calm after the storm, if you like. Or rather, the sit-down where we all work out what higher interest rates mean. What spending will have to go if the mortgage gets much more expensive; that kind of thing.


Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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