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Government spending pads growth in second quarter

The federal government went on a mini-spending spree last quarter, padding economic growth in the face of a pullback in trade receipts, data showed on Tuesday.

Government spending pads growth in second quarter
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  • Shared by The Sydney Morning Herald
  • September 06, 2016
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The country's current account deficit came in well below forecasts at $15.5 billion after the Australian Bureau of Statistics revised its numbers to include an extra $5.8 billion in income.

Read the full story at The Sydney Morning Herald.

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