Business & Law

In a week when Australians are concerned for a teenage boy in a Bali police cell, our own Parliament may enact a law that could do far worse to asylum seeker children, writes George Williams.

New research launched at the Prime Minister's Future Jobs Forum confirms that forward-thinking leadership boosts business performance.

A group of Palestinian law deans has completed a tour of Australian universities under a UNSW-led program aimed at strengthening the legal system in the emerging Palestinian state.

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Education is a great elevator, says entrepreneur and novelist John M Green, who has given half a million dollars to a new scholarship scheme to help disadvantaged students study Law at UNSW.

Indigenous business graduates can be the enablers and catalysts for economic development in their communities, says Professor Alec Cameron, Dean of the Australian School of Business.

The dramatic interactions between mass media, democracy and the rule of law will be the focus of a major international conference at the University of New South Wales (Sept 5-6).

If the world can't or won't slow global warming, the least it can do is help island states threatened by rising seas prepare for "life after land", writes law academic Rosemary Rayfuse in The New York Times.

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Law academic Andrea Durbach has been appointed Deputy Sex Discrimination Commissioner, a role she describes as a "wonderful opportunity".

More than 500 law students from Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe will meet for the annual student-run law students conference, hosted by the University of New South Wales.

A new $41 million international finance centre, led by UNSW, could play a key role in preventing another global financial crisis, Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer said today.

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