The Treasurer's federal bank tax has fired the starting gun on a race-to-the-bottom of the worst kind among the states, writes Richard Holden.
For a whole lot of workers in Australia, cutting a better pay deal is very hard, writes Richard Holden.
Claiming to act on behalf of a terrorist network is not enough to amount to terrorism, writes George Williams.
Technology is rapidly changing the legal profession so lawyers need to focus on what they can provide that a machine cannot, writes Michael Legg.
A new bill gives the immigration minister unprecedented control over the process to acquire citizenship, writes Sangeetha Pillai.
If former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is right, then the unmistakable implication is that the RBA should probably cut rates – perhaps twice – later this year, writes Richard Holden.
'Internet of Things' devices come with many risks, but current laws may not protect us. Until they do, it may be best to steer clear, writes Kayleen Manwaring.
Australia’s economic growth is unsurprisingly paltry, the RBA leaves the cash rate on hold, and Australians continue to eat away at their savings, writes Richard Holden.
Safe zones for people caught up in areas of conflict are no substitute for asylum in another country, a new Policy Brief issued by UNSW's Kaldor Centre warns.
We need to think more creatively about pre-emptive responses to displacement linked to the impacts of climate change and disasters, writes Jane McAdam.