Business & Law

Power hungry boss talking to team

There are several tell-tale signs of a power hungry leader, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.

Emma Golledge working with clients at the Kingsford Legal Centre

Rather than protect victims of sexual harassment and discrimination, Australia’s patchwork system of non-disclosure agreements shields predators and exposes others to repeat behaviour, Kingsford Legal Centre’s Director Emma Golledge says.

Woman face in hands unable to work

From fires, floods and financial ruin, disaster can strike individuals anytime. But how should their workplace respond when it does? 

Serious young female entrepreneur working on laptop

The trending rejection of hustle culture that’s been going wild on TikTok actually has its roots in shrinkflation and long-term workplace trends. 

Surfer surfs a wave Bondi beach

Evidence suggests a four-day work week can lead to better work-life balance. It is already the norm in some countries. Will Australia catch up? 

A sign at the border warning of fines for COVID-19 breaches

The NSW government's decision not to replace COVID fines - issued to about 3000 children - with cautions, could violate the UN Convention on the Rights of a Child.  

bronze statue commemorating the chief justice of victoria george higinbotham

The Australian Law Reform Commission report recommends major changes to the way judges are appointed and educated, and supports an independent body to investigate allegations of misconduct.

Anthony Albanese standing in front of the Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags

The Albanese government is moving towards a referendum having Australia voting on a First Nations Voice to Parliament. So how much detail should voters have about the Voice?

cards labelled buy and sell

Markets are going haywire, with volatility that hasn’t been seen since COVID hit. With some stock prices plummeting, is now a good time to buy? 

Windmills on a hill with fields in the foreground

New research looked at similar laws in Victoria and around the world. The Albanese government must learn from their successes and failures.

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