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Australia's labour market is strong but slack remains

Following the release of the ABS labour force data update, CEDA Senior Economist, Meg Cuddihy, reflects on the state of the Australian labour market. She says that while stagnant consumer spending and slow growth in wages and GDP are still cause for concern, headline labour market indicators still point towards solid economic health. Read more…


Income inequality costs us all

When some members of society face financial hardship brought about by low income, there are flow-on effects across the whole community, writes WCOSS Chief Executive Officer, Louise Giolitto.  Read more…


Worry over wages growth raised at EPO launch

Concern over Australia’s stagnant wages growth emerged as a key economic and social concern from the launch of CEDA’s 2018 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) in Brisbane on 16 February. Read more…