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Renew Economy Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:35 Source

Mocean Energy puts its first wave energy conversion prototype, Blue X, to sea at a test sit

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Renew Economy Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:28 Source

ARENA announces new funding for industrial emitters as Labor and Greens seek to halt changes that would direct money towards Coalition's preferred technologies.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:22 Source

By Dean Cool   While headlines were made after a counter-terror squad arrested a FriendlyJordies producer, the whole story is bigger than that. Australian YouTube personality Jordan Shanks, aka FriendlyJordies, has spent a lot of time over the last year harassing corrupt politicians. That is, of course, when he wasn’t attacking anti-poverty activists for failing to…

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Renew Economy Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:15 Source

Solar Choice buys out majority stake in huge 2000MW solar development project in Queensland, now with an eye on the green hydrogen market.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:13 Source

rooftop solar“Other people see it as a problem, we see it as an opportunity." WA Labor's Bill Johnston says state's 1.3GW of "mum and dad" rooftop solar investments is one of the state's leading assets.

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 15:00 Source

Roy Morgan’s business confidence survey hit a seven year high in May, increasing 4pts (+3.2%) to 129.3 – the highest reading since January 2014 (131.5). This follows a whopping 39.4pts (+43.8%) increase on May 2020 when Australia was gripped by the coronavirus pandemic: Business Confidence in May 2021 was 15.5pts above the long-term average of

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 14:30 Source

A new report from Knight Frank Research shows that the total value of offshore investment in Australian residential property fell below $500 million in 2020 – the lowest level in seven years. This was a key driver of a 19.6% decline in property developers’ investment in residential sites, which fell to just $4 billion amid

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 14:17 Source

Australian officials and paper mad types are running out of ideas as to how to be cruel towards refugees. We need to give them some credit: for years they have tried to do what most autocratic and murderous regimes do in a heartbeat: ignore international law, treat it with disdain and use those feeble excuses…

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 14:00 Source

Deloitte Access Economics is upbeat about the outlook for Australian retailers, forecasting that consumer spending will remain strong as the domestic economy continues to rebound and COVID-19 restrictions ease. The firm’s quarterly Retail Forecast report notes that lockdowns and travel restrictions have boosted retailers’ sales, which should result in a “bumper year” for the sector

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 13:30 Source

Nataxis with the latest on Bitcoin: Bitcoin: adjustment nearly over? Since mid-May, Bitcoin and crypto assets have been in crisis. After a high at $63,500, Bitcoin collapsed to almost $30,000, Ethereum went from a high of $4,400 to a low of $2,000. The capitalisation of crypto assets has fallen from a high of $2 tr

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 13:00 Source

Earlier this year, the National Farmers Federation (NFF) called for a Dedicated Agriculture Visa program ease purported chronic labour shortages across the sector: To provide a stable and sustainable workforce for agriculture that is fair and equitable for both workers and employers, the NFF supports the introduction of a Dedicated Agriculture Visa program… providing a

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:40 Source

Former ALP minister Craig Emerson has penned an article in The AFR calling on the Morrison Government to tackle Australia’s declining productivity growth, which is central to boosting the nation’s living standards: “Productivity growth has contributed 95 per cent of the improvement in Australians’ material living standards since 1901”. “From the turn of the century,

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:20 Source

The ABS has released its property price results for the March quarter, which recorded a 5.4% quarterly rise across the combined capital cities – the strongest rise since the December quarter of 2009: According to the ABS: Residential property prices rose 5.4 per cent in the March quarter 2021. This was the strongest quarterly growth

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MacroBusiness Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 12:18 Source

Via the RBA Minutes: Considerations for monetary policy In considering the policy decision, members observed that the global economic recovery from the pandemic had continued and the outlook was for strong growth in output in 2021 and the following year. Policy settings and the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations had supported global economic activity, but the recovery remained

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