The government has released the latest Tax Office breakdown of the numbers coming off the program, amid concerns its end in late March will see a rise in unemployment.
The Reserve Bank Australia has exhausted the limits of monetary policy, There's no magic pudding, says governor Philip Lowe.
After decades of research showing the link between union power and wages growth, government economists don't want to talk about it.
Philip Lowe is on the cusp of permanently changing Australia. He stands a good chance of being one of the best governors since the first, who ushered in the goal of full employment.
The new RBA monetary statement is just like the old one.
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has effectively ruled out an interest rate rise until wage growth tops 3%.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is stuck, according to the economic evidence, it has to raise rates but it also should cut.
The amount of Australians in mortgage stress is the reason why wages growth and the labour market are such a problem - and a big reason for the RBA not to raise rates any time soon.
Building negotiating power is crucial for anyone looking to ask for a pay rise. But for those who can't, perhaps it's the employers' responsibility to ensure fair compensation.
For a whole lot of workers in Australia, cutting a better pay deal is very hard.
Some seem to think the RBA is bullish on growth, but reading between the lines it seems to be hedging.
The odds are the Fed will raise rates once and the RBA will cut once before the end of the year.
Incoming Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe will face the challenges of rapid credit and asset prices growth.