Andrew Barr says post-lockdown wages boost will help Canberra workers as businesses pay more to fill skill gaps

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated November 9 2021 - 6:22am, first published 4:00am

Post-lockdown Canberra will be a good place to be an employee, with skills shortages driving wages growth as businesses are forced to work harder and pay more to retain staff, Chief Minister Andrew Barr says.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

Get the latest Canberra news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.