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Michael Rafferty - Newsroom articles


  • Willox's rosy view of contracting is far from true 06 Dec 2012

    The Australian Financial Review

    Dr Mike Rafferty has had a letter to the editor published in the Australian Financial Review, calling into question the points raised in an opinion editorial on independent contracting in the construction industry.

  • Brief day in the sun for jobs growth 06 Dec 2012

    The Age

    The Age has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, Workplace Research Centre, on the softening employment outlook for 2013.

  • Work Life Balance 22 Nov 2012

    ABC News 24

    ABC News 24 has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, Workplace Research Centre, following the release of survey findings on Australian work-life balance.

  • Give and you shall receive 20 Jun 2012

    Business Review Weekly

    Business Review Weekly has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, ARC Future Fellow at the University of Sydney Business School, on companies becoming involved in charity programs.

  • Study of retirement 19 Jun 2012

    Radio 4BC Brisbane

    Radio 4BC Brisbane has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, ARC Future Fellow at the University of Sydney Business School, who is about to conduct a study into the realistic view of retirement. Dr Rafferty commented that work gives meaning to many lives and as such, healthy people in their sixties should not necessarily have to retire.

  • Boomers keep on working 13 Jun 2012

    Sydney Morning Herald

    The Sydney Morning Herald has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, ARC Future Fellow at the University of Sydney Business School, who is embarking on a four-year study of retirement about the need for people to extend their working life to be financially stable.

  • The Australian mining magnate at the top of the rich list 23 May 2012

    The UK Telegraph

    Dr Michael Rafferty, University of Sydney Business School, has been interviewed by the UK Telegraph regarding the differences between wealthy Australians today and the media and property tycoons of previous eras.

  • Super 'biased against lower paid' 07 Apr 2012

    Sydney Morning Herald

    The Sydney Morning Herald has interviewed Dr Michael Rafferty, the University of Sydney Business School, regarding superannuation, which he describes as an 'extraordinary piece of social engineering which had not attracted the dissent it deserved.'

  • Super unfair, says its creator 07 Apr 2012

    The Age

    The Age has quoted Dr Michael Rafferty, University of Sydney Business School, regarding Australia's compulsory superannuation system.

  • A super headache 07 Apr 2012

    Sydney Morning Herald

    The Sydney Morning Herald has quoted Michael Rafferty, the University of Sydney Business School, in an article saying the creep of compulsory superannuation into our hip pockets has been meekly accepted because it has been gradual and, except for the freezing of the 9 percent contribution cap during John Howard's prime ministership, bipartisan.


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