Opinion

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The question of China’s responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic, and any subsequent economic reparations, is complicated by sovereign immunity, a UNSW expert says.

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Late last month, Denmark, France and Poland banned companies registered in tax havens from receiving government COVID-19 bailouts. Should Australia do the same?

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There are many similarities between Spanish flu and coronavirus, from school closures to mask debates. The story of 1919 also shows governments face choices that can have a terrible cost in lives.

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The decision to authorise a WHO investigation into the origins of the coronavirus is only a partial vindication for nations keen to hold China to account. But it will help strengthen global health measures.

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The government’s new income support could be strengthened by extending support to migrants, families with children, private tenants, and people on pension payments, says UNSW expert.

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The federal government keeps fighting attempts to allow people on the NDIS to access sexual supports. But what about their rights to have a rich and fulfilling life?

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China's dumping stoush with Australia isn't just about barley. But it is about trade and unfinished business in global trade rules.

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How do you know if your fears of coronavirus are out of control? And what can you do about it?

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Tax experts from UNSW Business School discuss possible tax reforms and quick fixes that Australia could implement to pay off an estimated $1 trillion national debt post-coronavirus.

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We will trade, but take more account of our interests than before, and we will trust government more.

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