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Politician’s pay rises remain the only consistently bipartisan stance in Australian politics

It's almost as if the Labor/Liberal divide is an illusion created by the ruling class?

Politicians once again acted as the greatest and only authority on the question of parliamentary salary increase as for, like, the 47th time in history parliamentarians voted to increase their own wages. Frenemies Liberal and Labor typically rebuke each other’s policy reforms, yet the floor on Tuesday saw no such division. A sense of harmony descended upon the cabinet as every single politician stood side by side, regardless of creed, and voted, with pride, to steal from us. This rare and moving scene of bipartisan cooperation came just days after parliament ruled against including migrants, casual and arts sector workers in COVID protections.

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