Business & Law

Shanil inside

Recent business graduate Shanil Samarakoon is already making his mark, being named Sydney's Social Entrepreneur of the Year for his innovative development project in Africa.

Williams election inside

Who forms Australia's next government is a question of politics not law, with the constitution silent about hung parliaments, says Professor George Williams.

Election inside

Activist group GetUp's court victories create the opportunity for a major shake-up of electoral laws, including automatic enrolment of voters at 18, argues Professor George Williams.

The United Kingdom seems light years ahead of Australia in the politics of climate change. How can we have fallen so far behind, asks UNSW law academic Sarah Waddell.

Mike aitken

A company founded by a UNSW finance professor to monitor securities markets for insider trading has been sold to NASDAQ, one of the world's largest stock exchanges.

McAdam inside2

The federal government's new asylum policy may not be a response to racism and xenophobia, but the concerns behind it are being fuelled by ignorance and a dismal political debate about refugees, argues UNSW's Jane McAdam.

Rugby scandal inside

Scandals in sport are unavoidable and managers and sponsors should start looking for marketing opportunities in bad behaviour, according to a new study.

A 40 percent tax on mining super profits may "potentially punch a big hole in government revenues" down the track, says UNSW's Dr Nigel Stapledon.

UNSW economics professor John Piggott, a member of the Henry Tax Review panel, explains some of the thinking behind the tax blueprint's 138 recommendations.

MeganDavis inside

UNSW legal academic Megan Davis is the first Australian Indigenous woman to be elected to a UN body.

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