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Sliding wages and sinking growth suggest a long haul to recovery

Without wages growth, the Australian economy will remain stuck in first gear — and the ABS says wages are going backwards.

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Sure, let’s all go on a winter holiday. Can we get more time and money to do it?

For Australians to travel more, we need two things that our economy increasingly denies us.

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Work, rest and… actually forget it, just work

Welcome to Side View — a curated guide to new and overlooked content on politics, policy, and public affairs. This week, the normalisation of torture, Henry Ford and anti-Semitism, fitting into Australia and doing philosophy in a Jimmy Stewart voice.

Wage theft will continue until labour laws are resurrected

Crikey readers on wage theft and the apartment construction crisis.

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Where are the hospo wage overpayments?

Crikey readers discuss wage theft, Iraq unrest, the Coalition and the need for comments sections.

RBA governor Philip Lowe and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/David Geraghty)

It’s crunch time for the Australian economy

How would you feel if the Reserve Bank threw open the window and starting dumping cash on the street? It might be their only option if interest rate cuts can't boost the Australian economy.


Wage theft is a symptom of a greater problem

Crikey readers discuss the issue of wage theft in the hospitality industry

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (AAP/Glenn Hunt)

Queensland to repay stolen wages

Good morning, early birds. The Queensland government will return almost $200 million in stolen wages to Indigenous workers, and new Murray-Darling revelations lead to calls for an inquiry. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Wages will not rise under the Coalition

Crikey readers discuss the economic downturn, the state of the Senate and school funding

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