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Labour prices and weekly earnings

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released their Labour Price Index for the September 2010 quarter and their Average Weekly Earnings for the three months to August 2010 this week.  The results provide valuable insight into wage growth across the country. During the quarter, labour prices increased by 1.1% and over the year they were up […]

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Jobs market approaching full employment

Labour force data released by the Bureau of Statistics yesterday shows the Australian jobs market continues to outperform expectations.  The unemployment rate across the country has fallen to just 5.1% in seasonally adjusted terms.   The falling jobless rate has sparked debate that there is likely to be more upwards pressure on interest rates as […]

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