cost of living

The Guardian • cost of living

Issue #2029

Anti-poverty protest – Adelaide

Poverty is about people struggling, and becoming sick, less employable and ultimately homeless, especially if survival on “jobseeker” is involved. These were the stories of...

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Issue #1999

Morrison government decisions have left the average worker $800 poorer

If you were left flabbergasted by the numbers at the supermarket checkout last week, you weren’t the only one. The cost of living has rocketed...

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Issue #2014

RBA and ALP want workers to pay for the crisis

After decades of wage stagnation and increasing living costs, the Reserve Bank of Australia has told workers to tighten their belts and accept further real...

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Issue #2024

Multi-employer bargaining key to improving working conditions: ACOSS and ACTU

The Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) has joined with the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) to call on the Albanese government to implement...

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Issue #2003

May Day 2022: WORKERS DEMAND CHANGE!

Australian and international workers’ struggle is taking the demand for change to the ruling class who always put the weight of any crisis back onto...

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Issue #2024

“Put children before profit”

Tens of thousands of early childhood educators walked off the job across the country to take part in rallies and marches on 7th September. More...

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Issue #2022

CPA lunch at the Village Pickle

After many weeks of planning, organising, and discussion, the Brisbane branch gathered at the Village Pickle, a café in the country town of Nambour, north...

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Issue #2031

Class war budget

The budget, delivered on 25th October, is set in the context of a looming global recession, ongoing wars, rocketing prices, extreme weather events, famine, and...

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Issue #2001

Budget alternative: For peace and genuine security

As the cost of living soars the number of working poor is on the rise and more and more families are turning to charities for...

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Issue #2023

Jobs and Skills Summit: dangerous illusions for workers

Workers and their families are looking for real change – real wage rises, secure jobs, safe working conditions, with adequately funded and staffed health and...

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Issue #2014

Time for a wage rise

The cost-of-living crisis has not abated as households face further economic pressures with interest rates and inflation on the rise. Trade union militancy is on...

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