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Ross Stitt

Ross Stitt looks at how Australia is faring with living with Covid, noting it's proving to be challenging and enduring
28th Jul 22, 12:08pm
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Ross Stitt looks at how Australia is faring with living with Covid, noting it's proving to be challenging and enduring
China's alignment with Russia has driven 75% of Australians to consider it 'very likely' or 'somewhat likely' that China will become a military threat to Australia in the next 20 years
21st Jul 22, 11:53am
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China's alignment with Russia has driven 75% of Australians to consider it 'very likely' or 'somewhat likely' that China will become a military threat to Australia in the next 20 years
The latest Aussie census shows Millennials are finally catching up with the Baby Boomers - just in time to deal with tumbling house prices, a deteriorating geopolitical outlook & an increasingly unpredictable climate
7th Jul 22, 12:21pm
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The latest Aussie census shows Millennials are finally catching up with the Baby Boomers - just in time to deal with tumbling house prices, a deteriorating geopolitical outlook & an increasingly unpredictable climate
Ross Stitt is watching Australian governments incentivising financially struggling people into a housing market predicted to fall 15% to 20%. What could possibly go wrong?
25th Jun 22, 9:00am
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Ross Stitt is watching Australian governments incentivising financially struggling people into a housing market predicted to fall 15% to 20%. What could possibly go wrong?
With skyrocketing inflation, rising interest rates, and falling real wages, the potential for a dangerous wage-price spiral is now an urgent challenge for the incoming Australian government
8th Jun 22, 11:13am
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With skyrocketing inflation, rising interest rates, and falling real wages, the potential for a dangerous wage-price spiral is now an urgent challenge for the incoming Australian government
Ross Stitt wraps up what actually happened in the Aussie federal election. Now the focus will be on how the new ALP government controls its disparate internal factions and responds to the messages that elected the crossbench
24th May 22, 4:45pm
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Ross Stitt wraps up what actually happened in the Aussie federal election. Now the focus will be on how the new ALP government controls its disparate internal factions and responds to the messages that elected the crossbench
In the imminent Australian election, neither side of politics is offering a realistic plan to repair the nation’s deficit finances. The best they can come up with are glib assurances that their policies will “grow the economy” out of trouble
14th May 22, 8:57am
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In the imminent Australian election, neither side of politics is offering a realistic plan to repair the nation’s deficit finances. The best they can come up with are glib assurances that their policies will “grow the economy” out of trouble
Is The Lucky Country's 2022 election an unpopularity contest to be won by the least unelectable?
29th Apr 22, 12:16pm
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Is The Lucky Country's 2022 election an unpopularity contest to be won by the least unelectable?
'It is not easy to take out insurance when the house is already on fire.' As Finland and Sweden worry, waiting too long to cement security relationships when great powers fight can leave you vulnerable to being picked off
23rd Mar 22, 2:16pm
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'It is not easy to take out insurance when the house is already on fire.' As Finland and Sweden worry, waiting too long to cement security relationships when great powers fight can leave you vulnerable to being picked off
Ross Stitt assesses Australia's strong rhetoric on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, noting that sanctions reinforce Australia's 'lucky' position with commodities at a time like this
10th Mar 22, 11:51am
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Ross Stitt assesses Australia's strong rhetoric on the Russian invasion of Ukraine, noting that sanctions reinforce Australia's 'lucky' position with commodities at a time like this
Aussie commercial landlords try to flex their political muscles to end WFH recommendations. But their tenants and their staff may have other ideas, long-term
25th Feb 22, 12:10pm
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Aussie commercial landlords try to flex their political muscles to end WFH recommendations. But their tenants and their staff may have other ideas, long-term
Ross Stitt probes the challenges Australia will face as its borders reopen to the world
10th Feb 22, 12:10pm
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Ross Stitt probes the challenges Australia will face as its borders reopen to the world
Ross Stitt updates the NSW experience with Omicron, a fast-moving set of issues that local leaders are hoping will pass quickly. But the locals aren't so sure just yet with significant self-lockdown behaviour having big economic effects
27th Jan 22, 12:14pm
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Ross Stitt updates the NSW experience with Omicron, a fast-moving set of issues that local leaders are hoping will pass quickly. But the locals aren't so sure just yet with significant self-lockdown behaviour having big economic effects
The upcoming Aussie election brings into sharp focus the tension between existing homeowners who oppose any policies that might undermine house prices and would-be first home buyers who want the government to stop rapidly escalating house prices
13th Jan 22, 10:11am
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The upcoming Aussie election brings into sharp focus the tension between existing homeowners who oppose any policies that might undermine house prices and would-be first home buyers who want the government to stop rapidly escalating house prices
Having decided that “The cost of ‘Covid-zero’ has gone up. The cost of living with the virus has gone down,” Australia is facing up to healthcare staff shortages, and overwhelmed testing capacity that results in undercounts
30th Dec 21, 9:24am
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Having decided that “The cost of ‘Covid-zero’ has gone up. The cost of living with the virus has gone down,” Australia is facing up to healthcare staff shortages, and overwhelmed testing capacity that results in undercounts
In Australia, massive debt incurred to ride out the pandemic needs a solution involving tax, but populism not good public policy rules and Ross Still thinks a tax solution to aid their recovery won't be found soon
17th Dec 21, 11:05am
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In Australia, massive debt incurred to ride out the pandemic needs a solution involving tax, but populism not good public policy rules and Ross Still thinks a tax solution to aid their recovery won't be found soon
A wider range of Australians are dipping into cryptocurrencies and that is drawing in even their largest corporates
2nd Dec 21, 12:27pm
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A wider range of Australians are dipping into cryptocurrencies and that is drawing in even their largest corporates
Australia's centre-right Government subsidises coal and gas-fired power plants, but claims aiding the adoption of electric cars is 'telling people what to buy' and is against their principles
18th Nov 21, 10:26am
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Australia's centre-right Government subsidises coal and gas-fired power plants, but claims aiding the adoption of electric cars is 'telling people what to buy' and is against their principles
Ross Stitt looks at Australia's new-rich tech companies and whether they will stay in the country or move themselves and their businesses to greener, and bigger, pastures
5th Nov 21, 8:01am
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Ross Stitt looks at Australia's new-rich tech companies and whether they will stay in the country or move themselves and their businesses to greener, and bigger, pastures
Ross Stitt points out there is still a global market for talent, and Australia thinks it can win big post-Covid
22nd Oct 21, 8:09am
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Ross Stitt points out there is still a global market for talent, and Australia thinks it can win big post-Covid
Ross Stitt contrasts the urgent drive to learn how to live with the pandemic in NSW with what he sees as the hesitant and equivocating approach New Zealand has wandered into
7th Oct 21, 9:26am
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Ross Stitt contrasts the urgent drive to learn how to live with the pandemic in NSW with what he sees as the hesitant and equivocating approach New Zealand has wandered into
Australia is going to need all its reserves of luck to navigate a fast growing list of threats and challenges, says Ross Stitt
23rd Sep 21, 9:51am
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Australia is going to need all its reserves of luck to navigate a fast growing list of threats and challenges, says Ross Stitt
Ross Stitt surveys the options for NSW now they have given up on elimination. Now they prioritise vaccinations and prepare hospital systems for the inevitable onslaught
9th Sep 21, 11:20am
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Ross Stitt surveys the options for NSW now they have given up on elimination. Now they prioritise vaccinations and prepare hospital systems for the inevitable onslaught
Ross Stitt follows the money gushing into the Australian financial system, juicing a takeover boom. But are they ready for new Covid strains, an inflation shock, rising interest rates, geopolitical instability, and a major correction in equity markets?
26th Aug 21, 10:10am
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Ross Stitt follows the money gushing into the Australian financial system, juicing a takeover boom. But are they ready for new Covid strains, an inflation shock, rising interest rates, geopolitical instability, and a major correction in equity markets?
Ross Stitt traces the Australian responses to vaccinations as the pandemic grips NSW, and follows what it will mean for their public health measures and their economy when vaccination rates plateau at higher levels
12th Aug 21, 7:31am
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Ross Stitt traces the Australian responses to vaccinations as the pandemic grips NSW, and follows what it will mean for their public health measures and their economy when vaccination rates plateau at higher levels