Australia

A young woman wearing a face mask riding public transport

While Australia responded relatively quickly towards minimising the spread of COVID-19, we're not out of the woods just yet.

Couple stand at the ruins of their home after bushfire

New research finds there are several steps insurers can take to improve the way they assess and manage the impacts of climate change on the community.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

South Korea's issues with food and energy security make Australia's export profile almost perfect for the country's growth and economic development, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.

A group of students working together at a desk.

Australia needs migration to boost income growth, but with ongoing border restrictions due to COVID-19, the policy landscape may need drastic reform. 

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt, UNSW Business School.

Trade tensions will resolve themselves because of China's economic needs, says international trade expert.

Australian and German flags

The average Australian household is wealthier yet more indebted than the average German household, partly due to tax and retirement income policies.

Hacker prints code on laptop keyboard to break into organisation's system

The announcement of the biggest-ever funding package to combat cyberattacks confirms just how vulnerable Australia’s cybersecurity really is – but not because of China.

China-Australia trade

UNSW academics offer differing solutions in the attempt to ‘cool down’ rising trade tensions between Australia and China.

Tim Harcourt

The US is still an important market for Australia but ultimately an international multilateral-based trading system is better than the US having deals of managed trade around the world, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.

Barley in a field

Australian growers are effectively banned from a huge market. But details of the decision show how it may be reversed.

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