Paul Keating had political skill and intuitive economic thinking, but was that enough to make him a great treasurer, asks Richard Holden.
The decision to close Stockton has not been made on humanitarian grounds, nor on the basis of civil rights remediation, writes Bruce Chenoweth.
What kind of peace deal do you have if one of the major protagonists in the battle is absent, asks Frank Zumbo.
In the face of an impending crisis in research funding and policy, it is up to universities and researchers to continue to take the case up to government as loudly as possible, writes Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer.
UNSW’s elected student advocates share what they enjoy about their leadership positions and what motivates them to be the voice of the student body.
Contrary to popular belief, concentrated institutional investor influence does not appear to raise either managerial incentives or lower chief executive pay, writes Peter Swan.
What all this McMansion bashing has in common is a set of assumptions that are ill-founded, argues Steve King.
A political war over raising the debt limit makes no sense for the opposition that has spent six years saying the national good cannot be held hostage to anti-debt hysteria, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
There is a clear need for federal reform. The starting point must be recognition of how much Australia has to gain from a system that fosters competition and diversity, rather than mere national control, writes George Williams.
UNSW Science postgraduate research students have helped found the Sydney Society for Conservation Biology and will launch a "Conservation Conversations" public seminar series at UNSW this week.