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The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.

The Money ABC Podcasts

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The Money is a weekly 30 minute program that explains how the Australian economy and everything in it works, and how this all connects to the global economy.

    Hyper growth for local telehealth start-up and the paradox of thrift

    Hyper growth for local telehealth start-up and the paradox of thrift

    An Australian telehealth start-up has taken off as virtual healthcare becomes the norm. The business was spun out of the CSIRO and is one of several start-ups helping solve problems caused by the pandemic. Plus, the paradox of thrift - households report record levels of financial comfort for June, that comfort could be short lived.

    Guests:

    Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, CEO, Coviu

    Phil Morle, Partner at the CSIRO's innovation fund, Main Sequence Ventures

    Jeff Oughton, Consulting Economist, ME Bank

    • 28 min
    'Harsh numbers' - deficit hits record high and unemployment to grow

    'Harsh numbers' - deficit hits record high and unemployment to grow

    The economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic in Australia has been laid bare. The Money examines the latest update on the economy, the budget, and the outlook for jobs, as Australia continues to deal with the uncertainties of a pandemic in Victoria.

    Guests: Danielle Wood, CEO Grattan Institute + Shane Oliver, Chief Economist, AMP Capital.

    • 28 min
    Rethinking deficits and what's the future of city office space?

    Rethinking deficits and what's the future of city office space?

    In the wake of lockdowns and working from home, business is rethinking how much office space is needed and where it's located. Plus, the economist who argues that governments should spend whatever it takes to drive a post-COVID economic recovery.

    • 28 min
    Survival in the arts sector and Melbourne's bitter economic blow

    Survival in the arts sector and Melbourne's bitter economic blow

    The arts sector was hit early and hard by the Covid-19 crisis. The Money visits Sydney Dance Company which switched to virtual classes to stay afloat and is now in rehearsals for an August show. Meanwhile, theatre producer Michael Cassel is moving ahead to stage Hamilton next year, but the Melbourne lockdown may delay the reopening of his successful production of Harry Potter and Cursed Child. Plus, what will the Victorian lockdown mean for the national economy?

    Guests: Anne Dunn, Executive Director, Sydney Dance Company

    Jacopo Grabar, Company dancer

    Michael Cassel, CEO, Michael Cassel Group

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital

    • 28 min
    Tourism sector looks to locals to survive

    Tourism sector looks to locals to survive

    Tour operators are trying to attract local visitors amid uncertainty over the reopening of state borders and the likelihood that international travel bans will remain until July 2021. Plus, what happens when inflation turns negative?

    Guests: Simon Westaway, Executive Director, Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC)

    Sarah Hunter, Chief Economist, BIS Oxford Economics

    Mark Treasure, Mirimar Cruises, Brisbane

    John Thorburn, Chief Executive, Entrada Travel Group

    • 28 min
    Hospitality sector struggles with downturn and more Australians out of work

    Hospitality sector struggles with downturn and more Australians out of work

    Thousands of Australians lost their job this week - Qantas shed 6000 workers and Woolworths will cut 1,350. If you're lucky enough to still have a job, wages growth is forecast to collapse to almost zero according to ANZ Research. Also, how the hospitality sector is surviving the downturn. In addition to an extension of Job Keeper program, the industry wants the removal of the Fringe Benefits Tax on restaurant meals to revitalise CBD dining.

    Guests: Wes Lambert, CEO, Restaurant & Catering Industry Association

    Catherine Birch, Senior Economist, ANZ

    Lianna, Salad Days Café

    Darren Khan, Area Manager, Mantle Group

    John Gambaro, Director, Gambaro Group

    • 28 min

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373 Ratings

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Really interesting and informative. Great and look forward to each episode. Engaging, relevant, interesting and a podcast that I look forward to as they are published.

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Engaging podcast

Interesting and relevant topics delivered by a professional and engaging host.

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Money for old rope?

Start of 2020 - regurgitating old episodes and posting them as new? Why? This used to be good.

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