December 2018

New Video: Australia Needs a Pay Rise!

by Jim Stanford

Jim Stanford, Director of the Centre for Future Work, was recently featured in a new video produced in collaboration with United Voice and the Flip production company. The video highlights the problems of wage stagnation in Australia’s economy, and the need to “Change the Rules” – including proposals for sector-wide collective bargaining practices, especially important

May 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Econobabble Bingo

‘Public figures and commentators use econobabble to dress up their self-interest as the national interest, to make the absurd seem inevitable or the inequitable seem fair.’ — Richard Denniss  This year we’ve put together an Econobabble bingo sheet so that you can play along at home this Budget Night — how much econobabble will you be

June 2015

What would you choose?

You can only spend a dollar once. When Queensland governments spend $9.5 billion on mining industry assistance, it’s $9.5 billion not available to schools, hospitals, roads, teachers, nurses, police officers, firefighters or doctors. Queensland leads the nation in mining assistance and lags behind the rest of the nation in social services investment. There’s an easy

February 2013

December 2011

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