Australians warned worse still to come after job losses hit record high
Thursday, 14 May 2020 Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country's monthly job losses rose to a record high because of coronavirus lockdown measures.
Friday's horrific April nonfarm payroll report from the Labor Department left economists agape. According to Business Insider, the US economy lost a record 20.5 million jobs, and the unemployment rate surged to 14.7%. It was the largest drop on record, erasing nearly a decade of gains. Women bore...
Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub. Libby Hogan reports.
Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. He would not name the state responsible, and said he made the threat public to raise awareness.
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Australia's government will run record budget deficits this year and next as it spends big on stimulus and infrastructure to cushion the economy from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, warning of tough times ahead. Libby Hogan reports.
Authorities in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, are trying to block a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney scheduled for Saturday, citing the risk of a coronavirus outbreak. Ryan Brooks reports.