Unemployment hits record low, but less people looking for work
While the unemployment figure dropped to 3.9 per cent, only 4,000 new jobs were created and 7,000 people gave up...READ MORE
Former treasurer Wayne Swan has hit out at Australia’s plans to lower the corporate tax rate, saying such cuts have led to the polarisation of society and Donald Trump.
Mr Swan warned against a "race to the bottom" when he addressed Finance Ministers from across the Southeast Asia region in Jakarta on Wednesday, during a panel discussion on taxation policies and how competition around the corporate tax rate can hamper the growth of neighbouring countries.
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