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Fair Work Australia grant lowest paid $26 a week pay rise

Fair Work Australia has increased the wages of 1.4 million award-dependent workers by $26 per week after a two year wage freeze under the previous Government's wage-setting tribunal.

Lowest paid lose with Henry Review superannuation changes

The lowest paid workers will lose out under the Henry Review superannuation changes, with employers forced to cut wages to pay the increased superannuation rate.

ACTU pushes for $27 pay rise – employers unimpressed

The ACTU has embarked on a campaign to increase wages, asking for $27 extra of 5 percent more per week, but employers argue that an increase of that size will place jobs at risk.

ACTU strategist quits before federal election

The Labor Party has been dealt a major blow with Cath Bowtell announcing she will quit the ACTU after losing in her bid for the council presidency to nurses union chief, Ged Kearney.


Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...