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Intergenerational report. Why the future will be nothing like as bleak as it suggests

March 6, 2015 - 19:46 -- Admin

The biggest economic challenge facing Australia in 40 years' time will be a shortage of workers. The finances aren't nearly as challenging.It's true that we will probably have to pay more of our income in tax, but we'll earn a lot more. Adjusted for inflation we'll earn will earn three times as much as we do today. We'll be able to find whatever extra tax is needed.What we won't be able to find - as easily - is more workers.