Employment
Celebrate superannuation, but beware the untold pitfalls

The compulsory superannuation scheme ultimately benefits working Australians, but there are a few ...  
Labor commits to strengthening regional migration

The Labor Government's recent discussion paper on migration to regional areas of Australia shows ...  
DR ABUL RIZVI: Is Australia's great multicultural experiment over?

Immigration expert Dr Abul Rizvi addressed the National Press Club of Australia this week, on the ...  
Farewell roast: Best to remember employees get the last word

Bazza and Mick quaff a few quiet ones as the union delegate farewells Mick's bastard-of-a-boss.  
Real wage growth returns: Labor announces minimum pay increase

Following a successful appeal to the Fair Work Commission (FWC), Labor will enforce a minimum wage ...  
Can Labour’s Keir Starmer rebuild Britain’s battered economy?

If history offers useful guidance, British voters should soon change their government, Alan Austin ...  
Telstra's massive cost cutting: The underlying issues

Telstra's sudden massive job cuts indicate long-term underlying issues and missed opportunities ...  
Unemployment — the forgotten target of the RBA

Getting inflation to the target range quickly would have detrimental consequences on the economy ...  
RBA's next interest rate move likely to be a cut

The Reserve Bank's next board meeting should bring good news for those fearing further interest ...  
Let’s celebrate low unemployment and rising real wages

Having turned the economy around after years of Coalition mismanagement, the Albanese Government ...  
Wage growth outpacing inflation — good news to ease cost of living

Wage growth is increasing at a rate above that of inflation, which is good news for Australian ...  
Albanese Government reforms skilled visa after Dutton's 'sledgehammer' approach

After former Immigration Minister Peter Dutton took a sledgehammer approach to the temporary skill ...  
Employment opportunities? Sorry, no vacancy

A common theory that there are bounteous employment opportunities in Australia is incorrect.  
When it comes to unemployment, the RBA has got it wrong

The Reserve Bank's reliance on ABS unemployment data has resulted in poor economic strategies ...  
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Universal basic income for a more prosperous Australia

A universal basic income will not only benefit those suffering from poverty, but will also provide ...  
The ‘tradie’ fast track visa stream beat-up

Lobby groups, along with Peter Dutton, are up in arms about overseas tradies being discluded from ...  
GDP growth numbers show Australian workers steadily gaining

Last week’s national accounts confirm Australia is one of few economies successfully battling ...  
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Albanese promises net migration fall to pre-pandemic levels

Should Labor fail to rein in net migration as it promises, it may face the political consequences ...  
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