Manning River Times

Wage price index rise of 2.4% outpaced by inflation, amid cost of living federal election campaign

Gerard Cockburn
Updated May 18 2022 - 4:02pm, first published 4:00pm

Federal Labor is poised to reignite the cost of living debate ahead of the election after new figures confirmed real wages were moving backwards due to surging inflation.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options
Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Get the latest Taree news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.