Income Equality in Australia

How different is your current income compared to ten years ago?

A new report published by the Australian Council of Social Service and the University of New South Wales has shown that income equality is a growing concern in Australia. Generally speaking, the rich are much richer than they were ten years ago, whereas the lowest earners have seen their wealth drop.

But in a country known as the lucky country, how could this be the case? Ben Robinson speaks with Stephen Bell, professor of political economy at the University of Queensland and Wayne Swan, former Treasurer and president of the Labor Party to find out.

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