There is no doubt that plebiscites are powerful indicators of public opinion, but when it comes to complex public policy questions, they can detract from good decision-making, writes Jenny Stewart.
The new judicial appointments to the highest courts of Australia and the United States will bring more continuity than change to their respective courts, writes Rosalind Dixon.
Madeline Gleeson's book about the reality of life for asylum seekers on Nauru and Manus Island is among the winners at the Victorian Premier’s 2017 Literary Awards.
The Financial Times Global MBA Rankings has again recognised AGSM @ UNSW Business School as one of the top MBAs – ranked 54th in the world and the most consistent performer of any Australian business school.
Australia is the best placed of any Western nation to withstand a Trump-induced trade war, says the UNSW Business School’s Tim Harcourt.
The rise of a "whatever it takes" approach in Australian politics poses a major challenge for Susan Kiefel, the newly installed leader of the Australian judiciary, writes George Williams.
Investors in Snapchat's upcoming initial public offering could find themselves without voting power. Research shows these kind of share structures end badly, writes Mark Humphery-Jenner.
The vast majority of video game movie adaptions are commercial and critical failures. So with big budgets, dedicated fans and real talent involved, what's going wrong, asks Mark Humphery-Jenner.
There are strong reasons to think Susan Kiefel's era as chief justice of the High Court will be “business as usual", writes Andrew Lynch.
Brexit and Trump pave the way for more financial market uncertainty, writes Richard Holden.