Archive for August, 2020

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Amongst all of the news of COVID-19 lockdowns and forced lifestyle changes of so many comes the sad news that as from Wednesday’s press release the Falls Festival will no longer be taking place this year. Although organisers had been upbeat all year about the festival proceeding given the current status of things, and with border restrictions showing no immediate … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

I just love speaking with people about their COVID-19 lockdown experiences no matter whether it be stage 3 or 4. While I feel for those that are stuck in Melbourne and as one client described to me yesterday the “walking the dog rush hour” through the last hour of the forced 8pm curfew time, was something that she never thought … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

One of the most respected, and my favourite economic forecasters is Westpac Chief Economist Bill Evans. Earlier this week Bill shared his visionary forecast of what might happen past COVID-19.

Underpinned by a couple of assumptions he expects our recession to be “deeper” but “shorter” than that of the early 90’s event, our deficit went to 4% … Continue Reading »