Election 2022: Albanese bungles $1 an hour pay rise claim on Insiders

Labor leader Anthony Albanese has had yet another awkward stumble, struggling to explain a signature policy on national television. Labor leader Anthony Albanese has bungled his explanation of a $1 an hour pay rise for the nation’s lowest paid workers during an interview on national television. After being stung by accusations he stumbled over economic … Read more

Claims that minimum wage rise risks ‘runaway’ inflation bogus

The war over wages has become central to public debate in the lead-up to the Federal Election, with Albanese advocating real wages could rise alongside productivity growth, writes Graham White. THERE IS something depressing about the current debate over lifting the minimum wage. Apparently, the only way we can see the economy as functioning properly, … Read more

Prime Minister Scott Morrison brands Anthony Albanese a ‘loose unit’ on economy

Scott Morrison has slammed Labor leader Anthony Albanese as a “loose unit” on the economy who will send interest rates soaring if he green-lights big wage rises. Scott Morrison has slammed Labor leader Anthony Albanese as a “loose unit” on the economy who will send interest rates soaring if he green-lights big wage rises. The … Read more

Barnaby Joyce slams Labor housing policy

Barnaby Joyce has railed against Labor’s plan to help Aussies buy a home comparing it to communist Cuba. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has attacked a key Labor policy designed to help Australians buy a home comparing it to communist Cuba. Facing questions from voters in Tamworth on Sky News on Monday, the Nationals leader … Read more