Federal Election: Wages row intensifies as Albanese fires back at 'loose unit' jibe

Gerard Cockburn
Doug Dingwall
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Gerard Cockburn, Doug Dingwall, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated May 11 2022 - 7:00am, first published 6:30am

The election row over wages has intensified after Scott Morrison branded Anthony Albanese a "loose unit" for advocating for a real pay rise for some of Australia's lowest paid workers.

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad

Advertisement

Ad
Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

Get the latest Batemans Bay news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.