Canberrans feel the pinch of rising interest rates as soaring costs slow spending

Steve Evans
November 22 2023 - 5:30am

Busker Tom Woodward is a good barometer of the state of the economy. When spending gets easier, his income goes up; when belts are tightened, his tin gets empty.

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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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