Rising costs just the tip of the iceberg lettuce

John Hanscombe
By John Hanscombe
Updated June 16 2022 - 4:41am, first published May 31 2022 - 11:54pm
Rising costs just the tip of the iceberg lettuce
Rising costs just the tip of the iceberg lettuce

No wonder they call economics the dismal science. Even the normally smiley Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, has been looking a bit grim in his media appearances as he rolls out daily servings of bad news on the economic front. Is that a touch of grey we're seeing around his temples? If so, it's understandable.

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John Hanscombe

John Hanscombe

National reporter, Australian Community Media

Four decades in the media, working in print and television. Formerly editor of the South Coast Register and Milton Ulladulla Times. Based on the South Coast of NSW.