ACT still top wage earners, but not for long.

neanderthalsis 8 May 2012 3

Suncorp has released its Wages Report titled The emergence of the fluoro collar worker

ACT workers are still the top wage earners, but WA and the NT are looming large in the rear view mirrors.

In November 1996 the ACT was Australia’s wealthiest state and the trend has continued 15 years later with the ACT recording the highest average wage among workers in our nation’s capital.

However growth is slowing, especially within the last five years, and considering its size is expected to lose the top crown to WA or the NT over the coming years.

The ACT however is the only state in Australia where the average female wage has broken through the $1000 mark and is comparable to males.


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Diggety Diggety 7:32 pm 08 May 12

David Penberthy from The Punch had an interesting/funny commentary on this report recently:

http://www.thepunch.com.au/articles/Cashed-up-bogans-have-the-lethal-last-laugh-on-Labor/

Deref Deref 5:43 pm 08 May 12

Holden Caulfield said :

Does that mean we’re about to become Real Australians™?

Probably. I expect sales of white Commodores to surge.

Holden Caulfield Holden Caulfield 5:29 pm 08 May 12

Does that mean we’re about to become Real Australians™?

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