News Articles for "Deficit"
Economists say levy needed to fund NDIS
A leading bank economist says the Federal Government's budget deficit is likely to come in around $20 billion, and it should consider a new levy to fund th...read more
A leading economist says the Howard, Rudd and Gillard governments are all to blame for a budget black hole that will see decades of deficits unless spendin...read more
The headlines this morning declare that Australia's AAA credit rating is 'under threat'. The AAA rating would only be lost sometime in the future if there...read more
European austerity yields meager results in 2012
The austerity pain pursued by a number of European countries led to very little gain in 2012. Figures Monday from Eurostat, the European Union's statistic...read more