Public sector wage growth is at its lowest in decades, as pay rise freeze and caps take effect

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated May 19 2021 - 8:44am, first published 4:00am
Wages are growing at their slowest rate in decades, new statistics show. Picture: Shutterstock

Wages for public servants are rising at their slowest rate in decades, after the federal and state governments clamped down on pay increases.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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