Australia’s lowest-paid workers are set to get $13 more a week, but the pay rise won’t kick in until next year for some of them.
The governor-general has referred complaints about men’s rights advocate Bettina Arndt receiving an Order of Australia to the body that co-ordinates the honours.
People who want Australia to declare a “climate emergency” should instead visit a refuge for women fleeing domestic violence, new Senator Sarah Henderson believes.
Former defence minister Christopher Pyne spoke with EY about his life after politics while still an MP, before accepting a defence-focused role with the professional services giant.
Australia’s economy may have reached a “gentle turning point” on the back of lower interest rates and recent tax cuts, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe says.
Former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce says his own struggles to make ends meet on a $200,000-plus parliamentary salary inspired him to break ranks and call for a rise in welfare payments for job-seekers.