Business & Law

Anthony Albanese talks to media among people brandishing environmental slogans

The Australian Labor Party has options on emissions reduction targets, but it is still running scared from the best mechanism to achieve them.

Someone holding a sign saying 'religious discrimination not in my nation'.

Despite Australia’s long history of a secular government, this bill might create a future that segregates people based on their faith and beliefs.

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Brainard has been pushing the US Federal Reserve to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks. That’s sparked fury from Republican senators – and even a Nobel Prize winner.

Actor and producer Alec Baldwin at a press conference.

Homicide law and ballistics experts discuss why the accident on the set of the film ‘Rust’ is an urgent call for action for tighter safety protocols in Hollywood.

An open wallet showing Australia 10 and 20 dollar bills

True wages growth, and true price growth, is probably less than the official figures suggest – meaning there’s no need for alarm about inflation in Australia.

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The idea is publicly funded Australian research should be free for the public to read when published. But if it means taking money from universities struggling for research funding, that poses risks.

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews

With Victoria’s parliament expected to vote on the bill this week, four legal experts recommend ways to make it better.

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With massive job losses and uncertainty a recent memory for Australia’s casual workforce, will they be willing to return to a working situation that treated them so poorly in the pandemic?

Scott Morrison speaks at a function

The prime minister road-tested an avalanche of slogans on Wednesday, some of them clearly false.

Man lying in bed while doctor checks his pulse

New research has found an improved approach to leadership coordination and communication in hospitals can improve patient outcomes.

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