House debates

Wednesday, 24 May 2006

Workplace Relations Regulations


9:52 am

Photo of Phillip BarresiPhillip Barresi (Deakin, Liberal Party) Share this | Hansard source

We are determined to put economic reality back at the centre of workplace regulations—it is where we should have been all along—to give more Australians the opportunity to participate in the Australian workplace. Those on the other side say that we will be driving down wages. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has shown that workers on AWAs in fact earn 13 per cent more than workers on certified agreements and 100 per cent more than workers on awards.


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