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Latest news: Wages

The walk for basic income arrives at Parliament House

Daniel Hart, founder of You B I, wants to see a world where every adult receives regular unconditional payments that covers basic needs.

Winner winner, chicken dinner: strike over at Inghams

Chicken is back on the menu after workers at Australia's largest poultry producer declared victory in a pay dispute that threatened to disrupt the nation's chook supply.

Private sector wages increase more than in public sector

Businesses are delivering the strongest rate of wages growth in more than decade, as the national private sector wages bill rose by 3.6 per cent in 2022, compared to 2.5 per cent in the public sector, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Consumers reduce spending amid interest rate rise squeeze

Retail sales volumes have fallen for the first time since the September quarter 2021, as consumers reduce their spending.

Canberra businesses want to see artists paid their fair share

The covid-19 pandemic impacted all fields of work, some grew busier while others struggled to stay afloat. The Australian music industry is still finding its way out of the darkness with the Audoo Audio Meter Device hoping to help.

Workers must wait two years for a real pay rise

Workers will wait two more years for a lift in real wages after the Albanese government's first budget warned inflation would outstrip pay growth until 2024/25.