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Income & Wealth Inequality in Australia?
March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This lecture is part of the “Talking About Economic Inequality” Lecture Series run by the Melbourne School of Government.
Is income and wealth inequality on the rise in Australia, and, if so, is this a problem?
Certainly, our progressive taxation system and our social security and transfer systems have achieved a significant reduction in inequality of disposable income for Australian households. But if inequality is rising is it time for a re-think? Can we do better?