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Treasurer Scott Morrison welcomed Moody's affirming Australia's AAA credit rating. [Full Text]

RBA Governor Philip Lowe discussed 'Productivity, Wages and Prosperity', in a speech to Ai Group. [Full Text]

RBA Assistant Governor Luci Ellis discussed 'How Infrastructure Fits In', in a speech. [Full Text]

Minister Michael McCormack said the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities, and CSIRO have commenced the Inland Rail Supply Chain Mapping Pilot Project. [Full Text]

Infrastructure Australia's chair discussed 'The economic impact of infrastructure reform' in a speech. [Full Text]