Media Releases

Another CAPEX Collapse

27 February 2020

New data showing capital expenditure has collapsed again absolutely destroys Josh Frydenberg’s claim that the economy was performing strongly before the Coronavirus outbreak hit.

Weak Wages Growth Stalls Again

19 February 2020

New data has revealed that weak wages growth has stalled further.

Wayne Swan

09 February 2020

It has been an extraordinary honour to serve alongside Wayne Swan, to have worked for him, and to know him as a mate and a mentor.

RBA: Economic Growth Downgraded Again

07 February 2020

Today the Reserve Bank downgraded its forecasts for economic growth for the third time since the May 2019 election.

Retail Trade Plunges

06 February 2020

New data out today shows that retail trade plunged by 0.5 per cent in December and annual growth in retail values and volumes is weak.

Workers Already Paying the Price for Government's Super Freeze

06 February 2020

A new report shines a light on the price that Australian workers are paying for this Liberal National Government’s freezes to the Superannuation Guarantee.

RBA: "Noticeable Step Down" in Wages Growth

05 February 2020

RBA Governor Philip Lowe has today confirmed that the Australian economy was weak before the summer challenges of bushfires and the Coronavirus outbreak surfaced.

RBA Decision on Interest Rates (February 2020)

04 February 2020

On behalf of the Federal Labor Party, we thank Mr David Neal for his service as the Chief Executive Officer of the Future Fund Management Agency since 2014 and his prior service in the organisation from 2007.

RBA Decision on Interest Rates (February 2020)

04 February 2020

Three interest rate cuts since the election have not been enough to turn around an economy which was slowing well before the bushfire crisis and the Coronavirus outbreak hit.

Economy Was Already Floundering Under Frydenberg Before the Fires

02 February 2020

Josh Frydenberg shouldn’t be using the fires and Coronavirus as excuses for his long-standing failures on the economy.