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3 May 2012

Australian household income is outpacing the cost of living over the longer term, with disposable incomes increasing 20% over the last 27 years, while the average family is better off by $224 per week in real terms, according to the latest AMP.NATSEM Income and Wealth...


28 Jul 2011

Australian house prices have moved from being affordable to severely unaffordable in the last 10 years and it will take at least another 10 years of flat house prices coupled with income growth for houses to regain an affordable status.

This is the key...


5 Aug 2009

Health is wealth, goes the adage. The message is clear: those who are healthy are likely to earn more. Is this old adage still applicable in Australia today?

Are people with better health able to earn more than their peers with poorer health? How...


9 Aug 2007

Introducing Gen Y

A lot has been said about Gen Y – the term typically used for those born between 976 and 99. They have been described as frivolous, called the “me generation”, labelled as spoilt and overprotected – as an ambitious generation,...


21 Sep 2006

Therefore the overwhelming majority of working age Australians do not face high EMTRs.Governments face a delicate balancing act in setting means-tested taxation programs. They must balance offering financial help to the people who need it most against the need to ensure that this financial help...

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