federal budget Archives -
Home Tags Federal budget

Tag: federal budget

Aussie startup advocacy group believes budget provides incremental gains but lacks vision on technology

Despite a welcome injection of $60 million over 3 years to the Export Market Development Grant, StartupAUS described the recently announced Budget...

Are the federal budget initiatives for SMEs really what the small businesses wanted?

The federal government released its budget with some initiatives that were targeted at small and medium enterprises (SMEs). However,...

Has the budget done enough to turn the ideas boom into an implementation boom?

The recent federal budget doesn’t go far enough to turn Australia's ideas boom into an implementation boom according to business author Jenny Vandyke

Apparently this ‘tough’ budget wasn’t quite so tough after all, says Saul Eslake

What does finance veteran Paul Eslake have to say about the Budget? Garry and Leon talk with the Grattan Institute Program Director about the PM's plans for business and the economy. Apparently this 'tough' budget wasn't quite so tough after all.

The government as hedge fund: breaking down the Treasury’s rosy surplus prediction

RMIT University economist Sinclair Davidson questions Treasurer Wayne Swan’s claims that Australia is headed for a bigger than expected surplus. He says the government is betting on an increase in commodity prices, much like a hedge fund.

The government as hedge fund: breaking down the Treasury's rosy surplus prediction

RMIT University economist Sinclair Davidson questions Treasurer Wayne Swan’s claims that Australia is headed for a bigger than expected surplus. He says the government is betting on an increase in commodity prices, much like a hedge fund.

Swan foresees surplus, Aussie banks mull rate hikes and the latest in business

Leon and Garry talk about Treasurer Wayne Swan’s announcement that the government is headed for a larger-than-expected surplus. They look at speculation that Australia’s biggest banks could be forced to raise interest rates independently of the Reserve Bank decision. But they won’t do it until after the federal election.

The budget, the mining tax, falling shares… why is the government “all over the...

RMIT economist Sinclair Davidson talks about the latest employment figures, which look positive. He criticises the mining super tax, saying the government is all over the place on the issue and questions assertions in the Federal Budget that we are headed back for a surplus.

The budget, the mining tax, falling shares… why is the government "all over the...

RMIT economist Sinclair Davidson talks about the latest employment figures, which look positive. He criticises the mining super tax, saying the government is all over the place on the issue and questions assertions in the Federal Budget that we are headed back for a surplus.

Gerry Harvey talks about his retirement… not! [PODCAST]

Gerry Harvey, chief of Harvey Norman, is now in his 70s. In this rare interview with Gary Barker and Leon Gettler, he talks about the stupidity of people retiring at 65. He also shares insights on the future of Harvey Norman.

Federal Budget 09 brings hope for emerging companies, but time is still critical

Following on from his first report plotting the impact of the closure of Commercial Ready Grants on Australian innovation, Nick McNaughton provides his assessment of the 2009 Budget and looks specifically at the impact of the announcements relating to the improved R&D Tax Concession and the introduction of the Commonwealth Commercialisation Institute (CCI).

Anthill Activism Part #4: Tanner gets a ringing over budget cuts

I think that the next step in this fun form of activism should be for Anthill to send the nice receptionist in Minister Tanner's...

Anthill Activism Part #3: Commercial Ready scrapped

It's time to take action. First, a round up... Update#1: Wayne Fitzsimmons (Anthill reader and director of Melbourne-based M-Group, which invests in IT start-ups) has...

FREE BUSINESS TOOLS

FREE BUSINESS TOOL

INFOGRAPHICS

OPINIONS & ADVICE