LABOR’S CENTRIST ECONOMIC AGENDA
PER CAPITA REFORM AGENDA SERIES
MAURICE BLACKBURN LAWYERS, MELBOURNE
11 APRIL 2019
I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation and pay respect to their elders. My thanks to Per Capita, particularly Executive Director Emma Dawson, for the chance to speak with you today.
Last month, journalist David Speers asked senior Liberal Party frontbencher Linda Reynolds a reasonable question: ‘Do you agree that flexibility in wages and keeping wages at modest levels is a deliberate feature of our economic architecture?’.
‘No, absolutely not’, replied Reynolds. ‘For Bill Shorten to even suggest that…’
‘I’m quoting Mathias Cormann’, Speers pointed out.Read more