What is Labor’s economic strategy in response to this week’s budget? – Australian politics live podcast | Australia news

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen joins Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy to discuss Labor’s take on the budget, economic growth, the siege mentality developing in the business community, and whether he has aspirations for party leadership • Interview: ‘Unfinished business’: Chris Bowen on why his current goal stops at treasurer …

Women’s economic security in budget spotlight, Kelly O’Dwyer confirms | Australia news

Kelly O’Dwyer has confirmed that Tuesday’s budget will set aside funding for a women’s economic security statement to be delivered in September. On Monday the minister for revenue and women said there would be “a lot in the budget for millions of Australian women” but the Coalition would further address …

Papua New Guinea’s massive LNG project fails to deliver on economic promises

Papua New Guinea’s massive LNG project fails to deliver on economic promises

Posted April 30, 2018 12:50:21 Photo: Household incomes and employment have fallen since the PNG LNG project began. (ExxonMobil PNG) The immense benefits predicted to flow from Papua New Guinea’s liquified natural gas project have not been realised, and the country’s economy has even gone backwards on some indicators. Key …

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

France strikes: Public sector workers march against Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms

Updated March 23, 2018 08:17:03 Video: Thousands protest Macron reforms in Bastille (ABC News) Tens of thousands of nurses, teachers and other public sector workers have joined forces to march against French President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms, causing widespread travel disruption and bringing brief clashes with police in some cities. Key …