• Bug fixes
  • read_forecasts() / rba_forecasts() updated to work with the new SMP format
  • Internal metadata refreshed, reflecting changes to the tables on the RBA website. Thanks
  • The read_forecasts() function now returns some forecasts from the 2018-22 period that were previously erroneously omitted
  • Historical tables F16 and F17 cannot be loaded by read_rba() - this has now been made explicit. The ability to import these tables may be added in future.
  • The RBA has made various changes to its statistical tables; some changes have been made to the package to reflect these changes.
  • rba_forecasts() now checks to ensure there’s only one distinct forecast_date-date-series combination, as duplicates can arise when forecasts from multiple sources are combined
  • Minor fixes to account for deprecations in dependencies
  • Additional checks to ensure file format (eg. “xls”) matches file content (eg. “xlsx”)
  • More examples added to vignette
  • refreshed internal data, update vignette and README
  • Forecasts in the 2014-2018 period now more complete, thanks to Angus Moore
  • utils::download.file() used to attempt to address corporate network problems with curl
  • ‘www’ added to URLs, to fix error encountered on some systems
  • Speed and stability improvements
  • More non-standard tables can be tidied
  • read_cashrate() convenience function added
  • Speed improvements, particularly when using series IDs
  • Historical and current RBA forecasts now available via rba_forecasts()
  • Bug fixes and speed improvements
  • Can now use series_id argument to read_rba() to fetch based on series ID(s)
  • Examine available RBA data using browse_rba_series() and browse_rba_tables()
  • cur_hist = "all" no longer allowed
  • Some non-standard tables now able to be tidied
  • Added a NEWS.md file to track changes to the package.