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Tap and go payment limit increased to $200 to contain virus spread

Australian shoppers will soon be able to make purchases of up to $200 at the checkout using tap and go, as retailers try to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Consumer anxiety spikes in face of coronavirus pandemic

Consumer anxiety spiked sharply in March as the coronavirus pandemic unfolded, with people digging deep into their savings to make ends meet.

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What does a weak Aussie dollar mean for your hip pocket?

The Australian economy has been on an extreme rollercoaster ride lately with fears of a recession amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Morrison Government announces free childcare during pandemic

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that childcare will be free for parents who need to continue working during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Storm clouds of coronavirus roll over national house prices

The impact of coronavirus is beginning to be felt, with March reporting the lowest monthly gain in house prices since the market lifted in July last year.

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How Australia responded to the JobKeeper $1,500 wage subsidy

Yesterday's $1,500 wage subsidy came as a relief to many whose jobs are at risk because of the coronavirus. But does it go far enough?

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'Job Keeper' allowance: Details of $1,500 coronavirus wage subsidy revealed

Millions of Australians could have $1,500 per fortnight of their pay covered though a government plan to protect workers whose jobs are at risk because of the coronavirus crisis.

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Property clearance rates plummet after auction ban

About 40% of scheduled auctions were canned over the weekend as the property market adapts to new social distancing measures.

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Working from home due to COVID-19? Here's what it means for your tax return

With more Australians than ever working from home due to the coronavirus, the ATO is bracing itself for a surge in work-related tax claims. Here's what you can claim..

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Coronavirus home loan support: Should you defer your mortgage repayments?

To help those struggling to repay their home loan because of coronavirus-related financial stress, some banks are allowing borrowers to defer their mortgage repayments for up to six months. But what are the ramifications of choosing to do so?

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