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The Australian Minimum Wage and the Needs of a Family

Bray, Jonathan Robbie

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The 1907 Harvester decision effectively established a minimum wage in Australia for men based upon the needs of a family. Commencing in the 1940s Australia has progressively introduced transfer payments to provide support for children and for a parent in a caring role. In 2014 the minimum wage was defined as that for a single person. This thesis is concerned with the rationale of the original decision and the transition between these two states. The...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/154640

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