Why governments must spend, spend, spend to save the Australian economy

By Opinion: Alison Pennington
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:43pm, first published June 9 2020 - 11:00am
COLD CALL: The NSW government's plan to freeze public sector wages will cut spending and cut employment. Picture: Marina Neil

Our nation faces the most significant economic challenge in nearly a century. GDP will likely contract at least 20 per cent compared to pre-pandemic levels, with millions of jobs already on the scrapheap.

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