13 Dec 2023

Government rushes to scrap Reserve Bank's employment mandate

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 13 December 2023

Legislation to scrap the Reserve Bank's mandate to protect jobs is being rushed through Parliament under urgency. It's one of the coalition government's first moves in power - aimed at bringing down the cost of living. Opposition parties have decried the move as a pointless, backwards step. Political reporter Anneke Smith reports.