Business & Law

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The aviation industry is the most efficient global distribution network of contagious diseases, yet airlines are avoiding the issue of risk and liability, argues Michael Peters from the Australian School of Business.

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More courses on business ethics won't alone change the profit-at-any-cost mindset that has caused the current malaise in global finance, argues the Dean of the Australian School of Business.

Humanrights inside

Australia's record on children in detention and its draconian anti-terrorism laws are examples of why we need a Human Rights Act, former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has told a packed public forum at UNSW.

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Two UNSW students have been recognised for their academic excellence and outstanding personal achievement through the 2009 Australian Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program.

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Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser will take part in an open community forum at UNSW to discuss the need for human rights protections in Australia.

Gwilliams inside

Work Choices may be dead, but one aspect of John Howard's industrial relations plan lives on, with important implications for the university sector, UNSW's Professor George Williams argues.

Kenhenry

Australia's Treasury Secretary Dr Ken Henry and business leader Tony Berg have been awarded honorary doctorates in business, in recognition of their eminent service to the community.

The Diplomacy Training Program, the human rights group launched at UNSW by Jose Ramos Horta 20 years ago, now has even more reason to celebrate its anniversary, winning coveted tax deductibility status from the Federal Government.

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The American economy remains vulnerable to structural problems in its financial sector, despite positive market responses to the "stress tests" results for US banks, argues Professor Neal Stoughton.

Michael peters

The government's recent broadband announcement is more than a back to the future approach to telecommunications - it's a radical step towards the regulation of Telstra, writes Michael Peters from the Australian School of Business.

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