Business & Law

Tourism expert

Professor Larry Dwyer will use his new role as President of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism to further the cause of Australian tourism.

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Tim Harcourt, former Chief Economist at Austrade and author of the best-selling book, The Airport Economist,has been appointed the first J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW.

The plight of around 50 Indonesian boys currently being held in Australian adult prisons awaiting criminal prosecution for people smuggling will be outlined at a free public forum at UNSW Law School next week (Monday 17 October).

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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