Reserve Bank of Australia

The Guardian • Reserve Bank of Australia

Issue #1961

Reserve bank of Australia shirks affordable housing responsibility

A recent ABC article reports that the RBA doesn’t see its monetary policy as a solution to increasing house prices.

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Issue #2042

The bastard banks

The Reserve Bank continues to launch an assault on the working class. The fallacy that interest rate rises are going to do anything other than...

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Issue #2014

RBA and ALP want workers to pay for the crisis

After decades of wage stagnation and increasing living costs, the Reserve Bank of Australia has told workers to tighten their belts and accept further real...

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Issue #2017

DINGO

The 1959 act that brought the Reserve Bank of Australia into being, stated in its objectives that the bank will be committed to full employment,...

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Issue #2020

ACTU pushes for radical reforms ahead of jobs summit

The federal government is holding a Jobs and Skills Summit in early September this year to address the “shared economic challenges” faced by Australians. The...

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Issue #2019

DINGO

The proposal by the Albanese government for an Indigenous Voice in parliament would be a body which makes representations to parliament on matters that affect...

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Baby eating watermelon. Issue #2067

Monopoly capital

As families struggle to put food on the table and keep up with rental and mortgage payments, profits are soaring. Inflation was running at six...

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Issue #2070

DINGO

As temperatures climb, and heatwaves become more common, it’s worth remembering that unions achieve and enforce protection against heat. As a comrade in the Rail...

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Philip Lowe. Issue #2057

RBA: technically Insolvent, morally bankrupt

According to its website, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) determines the policy of the Central Bank and undertakes the actions necessary to ensure that...

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Bank with coin. Issue #2051

Banks laughing all the way

When the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) handed down yet another interest rate rise last week, it was crippling for ordinary working people, small business,...

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Outside of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a solitary man sits. Issue #2053

The facts about wage rises and inflation

There has been no shortage of news headlines, big business and government warnings that a wages breakout will cause inflation: “Teachers’ rise a risk to...

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Issue #2043

“Wage-price spiral” myth

Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe expressed concern that workers would get much higher pay rises in response to inflation, which he claims...

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Issue #2043

INTEREST RATE TIME BOMB

Two thirds of households face a hit as rising interest rates push up mortgage payments and drive up their rent. At the same time household...

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pointed finger Issue #2082

Are YOU responsible for inflation?

Inflation! It’s bad, although we’re all up for a pay rise if anyone’s offering (they usually aren’t). Someone’s to blame, and it can’t be the...

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Issue #2056

Restore real wages

The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to award a 5.75 per cent wage rise for those on minimum award wage rates was higher than expected...

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Issue #2057

Interest rate burden on workers

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is navigating a “narrow path” which Government Philip Lowe says is “likely to be a bumpy one.” Bumpy it...

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