Western Australian Treasury Corporation

Friday, 18 January 2019

Mining capex and GST review driving WA recovery

Western Australia (WA)’s economy is continuing an upward trajectory, with increased mining revenues and a favourable reallocation of goods and services tax (GST) among the main drivers of fiscal improvement. The state is now forecasting a fiscal surplus in 2019/20, one year earlier than expected.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

Finding a new balance

Rates are rising and markets unsettled. Speaking at ANZ and KangaNews’s annual global issuer and investor roundtable in London on 22 June, participants discussed the forces that are shaping funding in the new environment.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

The outlier

Western Australia came through the pandemic in prime financial health, buoyed by largely positive health outcomes and surging prices in key commodities. The state’s Perth-based premier and treasurer, Mark McGowan, discusses priorities and goals.

Thursday, 28 July 2022
Jun/Jul 2022

Australian government-sector issuers hold the line despite challenges

Australia’s largest sovereign and semi-government issuers say their funding tasks remain manageable despite difficult market conditions. Participants at the third annual KangaNews-Westpac Institutional Bank Australian high-grade roundtable discussed key issues including changing demand patterns and how different formats, such as floating-rate notes and sustainability issuance, can be used to weather higher volatility.

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