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9 October 2020

5:00 AM

9 October 2020

5:00 AM

Even before the Wuhan coronavirus spread into Australia and derailed almost 30 years of “uninterrupted economic growth”, there was a growing sense that the Australian economy was failing to deliver rising living standards for ordinary Australians.

Despite all the ‘miracle economy’ hype, real wage and household income growth had stagnated, even though the cost of essential goods continued to climb.

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