Minimum Wage in Australia 2017

The Australian National Minimum Wage increase in July 2017

The minimum wage in Australia will rise to $18.29 per hour, or $694.90 per week, from the 1st July 2017. An estimated 2.3 million low paid workers will see the benefit… Read the rest

The Australian National Minimum Wage increase in July 2017

The minimum wage in Australia will rise to $18.29 per hour, or $694.90 per week, from the 1st July 2017. An estimated 2.3 million low paid workers will see the benefit… Read the rest

Retirement Pension

Retirement Pension Income in Australia

The Australian Retirement pension consists of two possible parts: The Government Aged Pension Benefit, paid by Centrelink (the welfare system). The compulsory Employer Paid Super scheme. The British Retirement pension consists of two possible parts:… Read the rest

Unemployment Rates Australia and England

Unemployment Rates Australia and England

[important] Updates to Unemployment Rates in June 2015 6.1% Aus -June 2015 Seasonally Adjusted. www.abs.gov.au (8.2% Tas and 4.1% ACT) 5.6% UK – June 2015 www.ons.gov.uk [/important]   2014 Update: United Kingdom: Unemployment fell by… Read the rest

Rent as a Percentage of Income

Median Rent figures are easily available for Brisbane in Queensland, from the Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority. These figures were available for the 3 months ended Sept 2010. Weekly Rent Property Type New Rentals $365.00 Two bedroom flats/units 4,303 $380.00 3… Read the rest

Average Hourly Wage rates rise by 2.96% from June 2009 to June 2010

According to the ABS 6345.0 – Labour Price Index, the increase in the trend wage index through the year to June quarter 2010 for all employee jobs in Australia was 2.96%. Employees in the Public Sector averaged 4.03% Employees in… Read the rest

Unemployment Rate December

Unemployment Rate – for December each year. Males looking for full-time work, Seasonally Adjusted Dec-1978 5.325% Dec-1979 4.852% Dec-1980 4.826% Dec-1981 4.854% Dec-1982 9.058% Dec-1983 9.306% Dec-1984 8.219% Dec-1985 7.110% Dec-1986 7.961% Dec-1987 7.055% Dec-1988 6.040% Dec-1989 5.237% Dec-1990 7.719%… Read the rest