‘Insensitive’: Incoming Governor General’s $200,000 pay rise as workers get ‘$38 a week’ increase

The Australian’s National Editor Dennis Shanahan says Labor’s pay rise to the governor-general role is “insensitive to say the least”.

‘insensitive’: incoming governor general’s $200,000 pay rise as workers get ‘$38 a week’ increase

‘Insensitive’: Incoming Governor General’s $200,000 pay rise as workers get ‘$38 a week’ increase

“Talking about workers getting a $38 a week rise as a result of tax cuts and pay increases,” he told Sky News host Peta Credlin.

“Yet the government is approving a $200,000, 43 per cent pay rise for a governor-general … it is insensitive to say the least.”

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