Scott Morrison

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If history is any guide, the new US president’s forward-thinking approach toward refugee resettlement could help drive Australia’s commitments to refugee protection, too.

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The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.

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Talk about a mandatory vaccine may not be necessary to get a positive response from the public, two UNSW medical researchers say.

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The focus on economic recovery will be an opportunity for unions and employers to initiate major change, says UNSW economist.

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Usually, governments expect these sorts of controversies to blow over after 10 days but that is not happening.

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Indonesia, with its market of 262 million people, is more important to Australia than many Australians realise.

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The Prime Minister's trip to Indonesia is to secure a free trade agreement with a vastly under-rated economic partner, says UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.

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The share market jumped after Scott Morrison won the leadership, and for once the jump seems to mean something.

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The 2018 federal budget announced by Scott Morrison may be based on sound economics, but it is largely mundane in most areas.

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Yes, the newly announced visas are prefereable to indefinite offshore detention. But this is not how humanitarian refugee protection is meant to work, write Jane McAdam and Kerry Murphy.

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