Text The Conversation: the state of the Australian economy

TLF ID M019102

This article describes the state of the Australian economy, beyond the story of budget crisis. It is authored by an economics professor and is in plain language. The article provides links to a further collection of articles discussing the state of Australia from different political and social viewpoints.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This article provides a valuable secondary source to support student's understanding of economic discourse in the year 10 curriculum for Economics and Business.
  • The text also supports the development of the general capabilities of critical and creative thinking by providing a text that examines complex ideas and issues supported by evidence.
  • The text would also be suitable for senior secondary students studying economics, business and contemporary issues.
Year level

10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Civics and citizenship
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Economics and Business

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
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