Business & Law

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An open process for appointing commissioners is necessary to preserve the Human Rights Commission’s independence and legitimacy.

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State police have accessed QR code check-in data on at least six occasions, for investigations unrelated to the pandemic.

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OzSAGE's first recommendations deal with ventilation and the measures that will have to accompany widespread vaccination.

A vaccinated person using the digital health passport app on their mobile phone.

UNSW legal and software engineering experts look at the implications of vaccine passports and the impact on people’s liberty and safety.

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Australia could again fall into the trap of false economies by opening up too soon.

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At the core of changes already underway is that the customer, not the bank, will own their banking history. It’ll make switching easier, and it’s about to spread to other services.

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Australia is not yet seeing the level of business closures predicted for when JobKeeper and other support measures ended, say UNSW Business academics.

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Findings from UNSW research highlight different age groups urgently need targeted mental health responses.

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The unemployment decline isn’t as impressive as it first appears, and wages growth remains sluggish.

Afghan refugees

Canada is offering to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees, including women’s leaders and journalists. Why has Australia so far been unwilling to make the same declaration?

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