A slow and painful Chinese burn

Australia's future outlook changed in late June, but it had less to do with the change in leadership than with the change in China's economy. 

You do not need particularly acute political antennae to detect a substantial shift in the economic debate since we changed prime ministers on June 27.

Partly it has been a directional shift. With the departing leaders, the emphasis had been on the record of achievement.

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Max Walsh


Max Walsh was for many years one of Australia’s top economic and political commentators, highly regarded as a journalist, author and broadcaster. Throughout his career, Max was involved in all dimensions of the media industry, which has encompassed positions with two of Australia’s largest publishing companies and television networks.

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