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Podcast: Examining Australia’s Achilles' heel - high household debt
Economy and markets
29 June 2022

Australian household debt has increased dramatically since the 1980s and the debt level is high compared to other countries. In many ways, this burden is Australia’s Achilles’ heel. So, what’s driven this rise over the years? And is it quite as bad as it seems on the surface?

AMP’s Chief Economist, Dr. Shane Oliver, returns to cut through the noise and offer his insights into another important economic topic.

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