Business & Law

A calculator lies atop a five, 10, 20 and 50 dollar notes in Australian currency

Adjusting tax brackets in line with inflation would ensure voters who wanted more government spending would also have to vote for more tax.

People march holding aloft a giant Ukranian flag

The fact that Russia is part of the UN Security Council's powerful P5 group of nations means the UN is in a tricky position when it comes to maintaining peace among its member states.

NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst

A chief justice is more than just a court’s figurehead: they are responsible for defending and promoting the court’s institutional integrity, and this must be taken into account when appointing them.

A female worker in a manufacturing plant with a graph superimposed

A tighter labour market than in the past is now needed to drive real wages growth.

People waving signs protesting government inaction in granting amnesty to Afghani refugees

Why hasn’t Australia done more to ramp up its resettlement program, like Canada and the US?

Tables and chairs stacked and wrapped in plastic outdoors

For many small businesses the past month has been the most difficult period of the pandemic. Australia needs a better plan to help more survive.

Man with virtual reality VR goggle playing AR augmented reality game

Several things need to happen to ensure the metaverse is a free, decentralised creators’ economy, writes UNSW Business School’s Eric Lim.

Several protestors holding 'refugee freedom' signs at The Park Hotel in Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Novak Djokovic’s stay at a detention hotel highlights how things should change, migration experts say. 

Three Aboriginal women walking along a rabbit proof fence - a promotional poster for the film

From bushrangers to community matriarchs, Aboriginal women have found many ways to empower themselves and their people through acts of resistance – within and outside of the law. 

A hand is poised to add the final piece to a set of blocks resembling a house

There’s no reason why Australian lenders couldn’t offer 30-year fixed-rate mortgages, as they do in the US.

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