Australian wealth inequality grows: report

Marnie Banger
(Australian Associated Press)

 

Australia may be known to some as the lucky country, but a new report has shone light on just how unequally prosperity is distributed in the nation.

The top one per cent of Australian earners take home as much in a fortnight as the lowest five per cent of earners do in a year, according to the report from the Australian Council of Social Service and the University of NSW.

That means the very top