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  • Australia's current debt position - December 2013 update

    Posted 20/12/2013 by Alan Payne
    Here we present a snapshot of Australia’s current debt position and how it has changed since the previously published articles on Australia’s debt position. This update provides the latest available data on Australia’s level of debt for both the public and private sectors in gross and net terms, and compares it with previously published data. For definitions of gross and net debt the reader is referred to the Library’s earlier Flagpost titled Australia’s current debt position from April 2011.Cha... Read more...

    TAGS: debt, foreign debt, gross debt, net debt

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  • Australia's current debt position - update June 2013

    Posted 25/06/2013 by Alan Payne
    This Flagpost article aims to present Australia’s current debt position and how it has changed since prior Flagposts on Australia’s debt position. This Flagpost updates the latest available data on Australia’s level of debt for both the public and private sectors in gross and net terms, and compares it with previously published data. For definitions of gross and net debt the reader is referred to the Library’s earlier Flagpost titled Australia’s current debt positio... Read more...

    TAGS: debt, foreign debt, gross debt, net debt

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  • Australia’s current debt position – update December 2012

    Posted 18/12/2012 by Alan Payne
    In recent times a lot has been spoken about Australia’s debt level. It has been a major political issue since the lead up to the last federal election and at times has dominated the political arena. This article updates data published in earlier FlagPosts which reported on Australia’s current debt position at the time they were published. I therefore intend in this article to report the latest available data on Australia’s level of debt for both the public and private sectors i... Read more...

    TAGS: foreign debt, gross debt, net debt

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  • Australia’s current debt position – update July 2012

    Posted 1/08/2012 by Alan Payne
    In recent times a lot has been spoken about Australia’s debt level. This was no more evident than in the lead up to the last Federal election where it seemed to dominate debate. This article updates the data published in an earlier FlagPost titled Australia’s current debt position. I therefore intend in this article to report the latest available data on Australia’s level of debt for both the public and private sectors in gross and net terms. For more information on gross and n... Read more...

    TAGS: debt, foreign debt, gross debt, net debt

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  • Australia's current debt position

    Posted 13/04/2011 by Alan Payne
    The Parliamentary Library has published an update on Australia’s debt levels—please see Australia’s current debt position – update July 2012.In recent times a lot has been spoken about Australia’s level of debt. This was no more evident than in the lead up to the last Federal election where it seemed to dominate debate. Terms like net and gross debt were thrown around with no real understanding of what these terms actually mean. Therefore, in this article I aim to not only report on Australia’s ... Read more...

    TAGS: debt, foreign debt, gross debt, net debt

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