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  • Feature Article

    Preschool teachers demand $100,000 salaries in Fair Work Commission

    The Age  |  University-educated preschool teachers who missed out on Labor's promised taxpayer-funded pay rises are pushing ahead with a demand for large pay increases in the Fair Work Commission, with the Independent Education Union seeking salaries of up to $101,767.
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    It's good the PM has God on his side, he may need all the assistance he can get

    Ross Gittins |  It’s always nice for the country to be led by someone who’s obviously got God on his side. When he prays for a miracle, he gets it. And the challenges facing the economy are such that Scott Morrison may need all the divine assistance he can summon.
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    A bleak view of the future

    The Economist |  ARE millennials really different from preceding generations? Bartleby tends to be cynical about such claims, recalling how the youthful idealism of his own peers was tamed by parenthood and the need to pay the mortgage.
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    Spectre of China hovers in government veto of $13 billion APA takeover

    David Fickling |  The reasoning given by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg for blocking a CK Asset Holdings-led consortium from taking over Aussie pipeline operator APA Group doesn't make a lot of sense.
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    The literature of liberalism

    The Economist |  The fourth and final instalment in our project to build a reading list of great liberal thinkers.The definition of liberalism has long been the source of disagreement. The tension between its various strands—such as American progressivism, libertarianism and the classical tradition
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    The Economist’s new China column: Chaguan

    The Economist |  GIVEN his love of Chinese teahouses, Mr Yang, a retired academic from Chengdu, was born in the right place at a terrible time. Within living memory his home town, the capital of Sichuan province, had boasted more than 600 teahouses, orchaguan. Some were famous for storytellers or opera.
Today's Lead Article

Preschool teachers demand $100,000 salaries in Fair Work Commission

The Age  | 19 Jun 2019  |  News University-educated preschool teachers who missed out on Labor's promised taxpayer-funded pay rises are pushing ahead with a demand for large pay increases in the Fair Work Commission, with the Independent Education Union seeking salaries of up to $101,767.


Leading Stories

Preparation for PAYG employees at tax time

Phil Ruthven |  30 Jun 2019  |  News

It's time to get your tax return sorted and crucially to ensure you pay the right amount of tax.


It's good the PM has God on his side, he may need all the assistance he can get

Ross Gittins |  26 May 2019  |  Economics

It's always nice for the country to be led by someone who's obviously got God on his side. When he prays for a miracle, he gets it. And the challenges facing the economy are such that Scott Morrison may need all the divine assistance he can summon.


No going back: The US-China trade war will change things forever

Mohamed A. El-Erian |  26 May 2019  |  Economics

The impact of the US-China trade spat is no longer limited to just the two countries.


Millionaires are on the move and many are eyeing Australia

Phil Ruthven |  26 May 2019  |  News

For a growing number of millionaires across the globe, it's a case of take their money and run - to Australia. One in four millionaires in the world plans to emigrate this year and their top destination is Down Under, according to the latest wealth report by international property consultancy Knight Frank.


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