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Friday, 2 June 2017

Australia's rich: Advance Australia fair?

Australia's rich: Advance Australia fair?
- That's sixty Australian billionaires, while the nation has 2.9 million people (13.3 per cent of the population) living at or below the international poverty line, including 774,000 children. Australian workers are experiencing anaemic salary growth, work in less secure employment and Federal Government budget policy settings seek to lower taxes on business, while squeezing those in need and increasing costs and charges on the youth. The increasing wealth of a few may be evidence of Australia advancing — but is it fair?