According to the channel 7 news last night our pollies are looking at an average of ~$300 a week extra pay (including tax cuts and super) .. whilst similtaneously debating the $6.00 a week tax cut for low income earners. In other news, business and the government is fighting the ACTU over rise to minimum wage rates As reported here.
I'm not even going to go into corporate executive pay, the computer monitor here doesn't belong to me, and I don't want to get it all dirty when my brain explodes all over it.
"The Australian Industrial Relations Commission has today awarded Australia's lowest paid workers a pay rise of $17 a week.
The wage case finding is likely to be the commission's last before the Howard Government's proposed Fair Pay Commission takes over." more