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Why do we need Economic Growth?

An expert article by: Australian Futures Project

According to economists, economic growth is important because it allows living standards to rise and more people to find jobs. While the benefits don’t always get distributed evenly, it is generally seen as a starting point for improving household incomes.

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The Australian Futures Project (the organisation behind My Big Idea) conducted a National Values Assessment to find out the ten topics Australians care most about and then identified three specific challenges under each topic. These 30 challenges represent the true concerns of Australians, and your ideas are needed to resolve them.

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