Peter Switzer – The Australian economy is screwed. Not!

Australia looks on track for a stellar year. To our Treasurer with his fiscal game plan ahead, I say, “beam us up a great Budget, Scotty!”

All too often I hear media ‘experts’ telling us that our economy is “shot to pieces” and our standard of living is falling! And let’s not talk about our public debt problem!

As the Treasurer embarks on his last month of economic research and reconnaissance on the Aussie economy before next month’s Budget (on the second Tuesday in May), let’s just objectively see what he might be finding out about the place we call our economic home.

And given my acceptance of what Albert Schweitzer said: “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success”, let’s encourage success by concentrating on the better, make-me-happy news first.

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Published 03 April 2017