Shorten vows to fast-track wage growth

By Dana McCauley, Eryk Bagshaw and Shane Wright
April 23 2019 - 12:00am

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has promised to hire "the best lawyers in the country" in a bid to fast-track a wage hike for 1.2 million Australians if he is elected prime minister, as he kicks off a second week of campaigning for an election he has declared "a referendum on wages".

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