How good of a country is Australia?
According to the United Nations, Australia is the second-best country in the world to live, due to its excellent quality of life index. The UN establishes a qualification, also known as the Human Development Index, based on an annual survey of social progress and economic indexes of the 187 countries.
Is Australia a just society?
Australia is a democratic society. Treating each other equally and giving each other a ‘fair’ go’ are an important part of Australian culture and identity. There are many marginalised groups in Australia, such as the indigenous population, migrants and single parents. …
Is the land of the Fair Go in Australia?
University of Sydney and UNSW provide funding as members of The Conversation AU. Australians often pride themselves on living in the land of the “fair go”. However, the available evidence shows the distribution of wealth in this country is no more egalitarian than the average for the OECD countries.
How are taxes in Australia compared to other countries?
With taxes at about 27 per cent of GDP in 2008 compared to an OECD average of close to 35 per cent, Australia is the sixth lowest-taxing country in the OECD. So it’s fair to say that we are a relatively low-taxing country compared to other rich nations, and to a significant extent this is because we have lower levels of welfare spending.
Who is the author of the Australian Fair Go?
Fair go, bro. Elizabeth Farrelly is a Sydney-based columnist and author who holds a PhD in architecture and several international writing awards. She is a former editor and Sydney City Councilor. Her books include ‘Glenn Murcutt: Three Houses’, ‘Blubberland; the dangers of happiness’ and ‘Caro Was Here’, crime fiction for children (2014).
Which is better Australia or any other country?
When you compare the minimum wage of Australians to any other country you would find that the pay rate is more than $10 higher than the competitor countries. This includes large countries like the United Kingdom, United States, France and any other country in between.