By Australian Associated Press
Published: 03:06 BST, 1 June 2018 | Updated: 03:07 BST, 1 June 2018
Australia's lowest-paid workers are set to get a pay rise of $24.30 a week from July 1.
The Fair Work Commission in Sydney delivered its annual ruling on the national minimum wage, raising it by 3.5 per cent to $719.20 a week, or $18.93 an hour.
Unions had been calling for a $50 rise, while employers were arguing for a $13 a week increase for more than 2.3 million Australians.
President Justice Iain Ross said compared to this time last year, economic indicators now point more 'unequivocally to a healthy