Wage rises have ‘turned the corner’: PM

Marnie Banger
(Australian Associated Press)

 

Australia has turned a corner when it comes to wages growth, the prime minister says.

Malcolm Turnbull’s claim comes after data showed wages rose in the past quarter by the most in four years.

Total hourly rates of pay, excluding bonuses, rose 0.6 per cent in the three months to June 2018, according to the