The treasurer says 2018 was a year of two halves, but there were signs of a downturn well before mid year.
Australia has not been in recession for 27 years. Here's a reminder of the basics.
Stalling consumer spending is a major factor behind this morning's figures, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.
Professor Rosalind Dixon is a Professor of Law at UNSW. One of her current research areas is constitutional law. She has conducted extensive research on fragile democracies, such as Hungary and Nicaragua, as well as democratic backsliding.
Recycling electronics for resale was an obvious commercial opportunity for UNSW Business School student Eric Chiu.
Law, business and banking experts on the UNSW Legal Hour panel said the significant findings of the banking royal commission would be met with a slow response.
Big plans are all well and good, but it pays to think carefully how much red ink we should be willing to accept.
Back in 2008, Australia got lucky. We are unlikely to get lucky again when the seemingly unending economic growth finally ends.
China's unexpected decision to restrict imports of Australian coal is not as alarming as it may first seem, says UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.
Changes to the Family Law Act would help ensure women are protected from one form of gender-based violence, say conveners of the national summit at UNSW.