Tax and wage growth are key areas for change
A big increase in employment but the unemployment is flat. Addressing this will be a challenge as all our options have downsides.
Despite employment growth, Australian wages remain stagnant in real terms as the economy starts 2018 with the same mix of positive and negative signs seen in 2017, writes Richard Holden.
Australia continues to create jobs, but wages aren’t keeping up and policymakers are running out of options, writes Richard Holden.
The Newstart Allowance received by people looking for work falls well below the minimum income required to achieve a basic standard of living, UNSW research has found.