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tax return

It might sound odd to us in Australia, but Norwegians have been able to see how much their fellow citizens earn, and how much tax they pay, for centuries, writes Usan W. Chohan.


The debate about online privacy versus the battle against crime was given new life this week with an attempt in Brazil to ban the popular messaging application WhatsApp, writes Jill Slay.

Michaelia Cash

Until now, there has been a lack of any whole-of-government strategy for gender equality for public employees, writes Sue Williamson.


ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr should sign no contracts until after the election, keeping options open while Canberra takes stock of where it is going, writes Jenny Stewart.

Working mother

Provisions that help women in the workplace are too easily traded away in enterprise bargaining, writes Sue Williamson.


Australia’s new Defence White Paper released last week has exposed at least three gaps in the country’s cyber defences, according to senior researchers at UNSW Canberra.

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With the release of the Defence White Paper and pledges of an additional $30 billion in funding over the next decade, UNSW experts -- including one of the paper's authors -- are available for comment.


The unicorn bubble could be about to pop, writes Usman W. Chohan.

army hat

There's danger in linking your national identity too closely to your military history, write Peter Stanley and James McConnel.


Termites might be known for their destructive powers, but new research shows they have innate restraint and an understanding of engineering that would make a master builder weep.