After major events, it's back to basics for stretched households

Adrian Rollins
Updated November 13 2023 - 6:19pm, first published 3:30pm

After splurging on major events like the FIFA Women's World Cup, football finals, blockbuster films and concerts, consumers are reining in their discretionary spending and prioritising essentials such as fuel, power bills, education expenses and health care.

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Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins


Adrian Rollins is economics correspondent for the Canberra Times

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