Opinion

Brisbane Laneway food market

Research suggests the coronavirus pandemic's greatest impact is due to people changing their behaviour voluntarily. So we may be overestimating the costs of government restrictions.

Sydney Opera House deserted

With COVID-19 spreading in Sydney's southwest, can New South Wales avoid a return to lockdown and a similar scenario to Victoria's second wave? The answer depends on whether there is community spread.

ambulance

Proposals in NSW to force someone who spits at or bites a frontline worker to be tested for HIV and other blood-borne viruses are a real problem - for workers and the public.

Cyber attack graphic

Beyond the obvious risk of financial loss, cyberattacks can weaken our trust in digital infrastructure – and by extension, our trust in public institutions, too.

coronavirus in Australia graphic

Experts are currently debating whether Australia should pursue its current suppression strategy, or switch to an elimination strategy instead. But how different are the two?

Elizabeth Farm painting

The newest novel from the author of The Secret River is an imagined diary, detailing the 'true' story of Elizabeth Macarthur.

luxury boat in Gold Coast

Some tax deductions for the cost of managing tax affairs exceed $1 million, but high wealth individual\s can write off the expense in other ways.

aerial view of road worker

Australia has tried it before, in the 1990s. The proportion of participants eventually getting unsubsidised jobs was low.

woman wearing face mask

The advice on wearing masks in public has just changed in Australia. Here are your options if you live in Melbourne or other areas with high rates of community transmission.

A team of people working together on a project.

There are a number of important considerations organisations must take into account when it comes to business analytics, big data and ethical AI, according to UNSW Business School's Sam Kirshner.

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