Australian Economy

Stay up to date with insights into the local Australian economy.

Australian Specific Econonic Outlook

2021 road to recovery

Review of 2020 and the 2021 road to recovery

(Reading time: 6 - 11 minutes)

Key points

  • 2020 was dominated by the coronavirus pandemic but shares saw okay returns on the back of policy stimulus and vaccine optimism – resulting in constrained but positive returns for balanced growth super funds.
COVID-19 and the Australian economy

The long-term impacts of COVID-19 on the Australian economy

(Reading time: 2 - 3 minutes)

As Australia continues to weather the COVID storm, it’s easy to only focus on the present.

August Economic Update 2020

August Economic Update 2020

(Reading time: 1 minute)

We look at a few statistics on what has happened with the economy so far and insights into what's to come.

2019-20 Investment market reflections

2019-20 saw poor returns

(Reading time: 6 - 11 minutes)

but it could have been much worse...

Key points

    • 2019-20 saw a rough ride for investors as coronavirus hit resulting in small losses for well diversified investors.
Acessing superannuation in Coronavirus Crisis

Thinking of accessing your super due to coronavirus crisis?

(Reading time: 2 - 3 minutes)

Here are practical key points for you to consider.

Coronavirus - Recession, Depression or Economic Hit?

Is coronavirus driving a recession, depression or an economic hit like no other?

(Reading time: 5 - 10 minutes)

What does it mean for the bear market in shares?

Key points

  • Global share markets have fallen into a bear market, but whether this turns out to be long or short depends on how long the hit to the economy from coronavirus lasts.
Federal Government Stimulus Package 2020

Further Federal Government stimulus package announced

(Reading time: 6 - 12 minutes)

On 22 March 2020 the Government announced a further package of measures designed to stimulate the economy and assist individuals and businesses with mitigating the negative economic impacts associated with the Coronavirus pandemic.