Business & Law

Young man on mobile phone in the street

Australian governments need to demonstrate that any proposed contact tracing app is necessary, proportionate and voluntary with appropriate legal guarantees, says UNSW professor of law and information systems.

Surfers Paradise

Leading Australian economists in four countries have signed an open letter calling on the national cabinet to think carefully before easing restrictions 'for the sake of 'the economy'.

Monopoly game

APRA is allowing the big four banks to coordinate in a way that might otherwise be illegal.

In the case of a two-fold crisis of public health and economics, it could well be proven that the shield is more effective than the stimulus.

If the 1991 recession is the ‘recession we had to have’ then 2020 is the economic slowdown we had to engineer.

HR can help people experiencing domestic violence

There are nine commonly used practices that HR departments use to effectively support employees who are victims of domestic violence, according to recent UNSW Business School research

Woman with mobile phone

The government is working on an app to track our contacts but, first, it will need to pick up its privacy act.

Between long shifts and not being able to move the car every two hours (if parked in timed zones), many health practitioners have received fines or warnings for parking on a vacant plot of land.

A UNSW entrepreneur is appealing to the goodness of the community by making free parking available to healthcare practitioners.

Government stimulus package

The Australian federal Government has announced multiple billion dollar stimulus packages as well as quantitative easing. But where is all this money coming from and who is going to pay for it?

The next US presidential election is scheduled for 3 November 2020.

JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt discusses the 2020 US presidential race and the Biden-Trump showdown.

temporary protection visas and covid-19

COVID-19 is having an impact on everyone around the world, but particularly the most vulnerable.

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