Should we just freeze the debate on the minimum wage?

Every year unions, industry heavyweights and interest groups face off over the minimum wage, with no group completely satisfied with the end result. What if it was just indexed to inflation?

Australia’s process to set the minimum wage could best be described as a brutal, polarising economic battle royale. But are the rules of engagement due for a change?

In a war of words, numbers, and PDF submissions, unions, industry heavyweights and interest groups face off each year over changes to the wage of Australia’s lowest paid workers.

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