What on earth do they do with all that money, they get everything paid for and then they have nice fat salaries too. Its just greedy.
Everyone in the public sector gets 3% (ish) at the financial year, it happens every year so it's not news really. They shouldn't have had the rise earlier this year though, and it really isn't fair that they can vote and decide on their own pay that way - when are they ever going to vote no???
If only this was something WE got to vote on ...
is there a site where we can view their wages??
What really sh!ts me off is that they get a 3% raise but are trying/have changed things so public service people ( nurses, cops, teachers etc) can only ever have a 2.5% raise no matter what the inflation rate is.
Nurses have to fight tooth and nail to get a raise the same as the inflation rate and have lost soooo many 'extras' just to get 2.5%.
I don't even get a pay rise every year so to me it seems very unfair that some people (politicians) get a $20k+ payrise!!
I also think their pay packets are too big to begin with, but that's not gunna change anytime soon!
Congrats to all my fellow parents who as of January 1st are no longer eligible for assistance. We get to finance the pollies pay rise!
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