Government does the heavy lifting to jump-start economy

The Marshall Liberal Government’s third State Budget invests in significant job-creating stimulus programs, a record $16.7 billion infrastructure pipeline over the next four years and a world-leading COVID-19 response which charts a path to ongoing strong economic recovery. The 2020-21 State Budget projects a net operating deficit of $2.59 billion in 2020-21 as a direct result of the Government’s comprehensive health and economic response…

Retail bonanza as Boxing Day trade returns to the ‘burbs… and Black Friday is back

A multi-million-dollar economic injection into the state’s retail sector is expected as a result of the Marshall Liberal Government’s decision to approve extended shop trading in the suburbs on Boxing Day again this year, supporting thousands of local jobs.   The changes will include all shops being allowed to open 2 hours earlier at 9am…