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Australia treasurer warns of financial risks if net zero not adopted

Reuters 24 Sep 2021
SYDNEY, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Australia must brace for higher borrowing costs if the country fails to match other developed nations in efforts to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will say on Friday. "Australia has a lot at stake ... Frydenberg will make the point that Australia relies heavily on foreign capital.
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Australia to open its borders to fully vaxxed international students and skilled workers before the ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he's confident international students and skilled workers would be able to travel to Australia 'sooner rather than later' ... Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said the federal government was working on bringing back overseas students to Australia.
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Australia needs a ‘clear plan’ for net zero to avoid energy crisis: Joyce

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Sep 2021
Mr Joyce indicated he believed the treasurer was “completely right if people make decisions that restrict the flow of capital”, however, Australia should not allow “third parties” to restrict the capacity to act within rules and within a process that is legitimate.
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The summer of hope! Promising vision of Australia's future after vaccine targets are met - ...

The Daily Mail 24 Sep 2021
In an interview with Daily Mail Australia last week, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet predicted a glorious summer boom for his state's economy after residents are finally released from a four-month lockdown in October ... NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet ... Treasurer Dominic Perrottet with his budget papers.
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Australia should not be ‘disadvantaged by the shift’ to net zero emissions

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Sep 2021
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is to give a speech on the importance of Australia committing to net zero emissions by 2050 today but says “no decision has been taken” by the government ... energy,” he told Sky News Australia.
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Australia’s treasurer flags costs of not having net-zero emissions target

Metro USA 24 Sep 2021
SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia must match developed nations and commit to cutting carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, or face higher borrowing costs, its treasurer said on Friday, as pressure builds on the government to firm up climate policies ahead of a key summit.
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Australia should do more to contain housing bubble, climate change-IMF

Metro USA 24 Sep 2021
On climate change, the IMF called on Australia to set a “time-bound” target to reach net zero remissions ... Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is due to give a speech on Friday arguing that Australia would face higher borrowing costs if the country fails to match other developed nations in efforts to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050.
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Morrison government will avoid ‘handouts’ to Nationals to clinch climate deal, Birmingham suggests

The Guardian 24 Sep 2021
... a significant public intervention on Friday, articulating the economic case for Australia to commit to net zero emissions by 2050.
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REVEALED: The first countries you'll be able to go to when the international border opens ...

The Daily Mail 23 Sep 2021
NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet ... In an interview with Daily Mail Australia, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said NSW residents will be able to fly to London and New York before Perth or Brisbane because Western Australia and Queensland are still pursuing a Covid elimination strategy and keeping their borders closed.
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Josh Frydenberg to make case for net zero, saying Australia can’t risk being seen as ...

The Guardian 23 Sep 2021
Treasurer links stability of domestic financial system to how Australia’s position on climate change is viewed Josh ...
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Josh Frydenberg warns Australia may pay a price for not adopted net zero target

The Daily Telegraph Australia 23 Sep 2021
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has warned Australia will pay a price financially if it does not adopt a target for net zero emissions by 2050 ... “Australia has ...
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Robert: Denying Victoria additional support treats all Australians equally

The Daily Telegraph Australia 22 Sep 2021
It’s consistent, it’s fair right across all Australia and it’s been the way we’ve done the process since we began the new COVID disaster payments so that’s the treasurer’s rationale.
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Why have Canada and Australia taken such a different approach to China?

Beijing News 21 Sep 2021
That's evident in the recent launch of the Australia/U.K./U.S ... Both Australia Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Dominic Barton, Canada's ambassador to China, have argued that companies relying heavily on Chinese markets and supply chains should diversify to other markets.
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Anti-vaccination protests shut down Melbourne’s construction sector

Business Day 21 Sep 2021
... groups who have infiltrated the union movement are behind violent anti-vaccination protests in Australia’s second-largest city ... “The economic cost of this decision is estimated to be A$2.2bn ($1.6bn) in construction activity,” Australia’s assistant treasurer Michael Sukkar said.
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Protests staged over construction ban in Australian state amid increasing infections

China.dot.org 21 Sep 2021
SYDNEY, Sept ... "The union will continue to defend its members' rights to work safely across Australia and we will not be intimidated from doing our job," the CFMMEU said in a statement released on Monday afternoon. Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas told Tuesday morning's press conference that the protest posed potential risks for public health ... Enditem .
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