Business & Law

Protest sign being held up

With education, aged care and health workers joining the ranks of those protesting for better work conditions, are we seeing a renewed interest in industrial action?

Mike Cannon-Brookes

Mike Cannon-Brookes has blocked AGL’s demerger – for now. But can he force it to accelerate the closure of its coal and gas-fired power stations?

An exterior view of the Reserve Bank of Australia

The independent review of the Reserve Bank should be headed by someone from outside the country say 12 leading economists in an open letter to the treasurer.

A computer representation of a lightbulb on a desk in an office building

The day is coming – some say has already arrived – when artificial intelligence starts to invent things that its human creators could not. But our laws are lagging behind this technology, UNSW experts say.

Silhouettes of a rock band with text from the Uluru Statement of The Heart in the background

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced Labor’s commitment to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. This means there may soon be a First Nations Voice to Parliament. However, there is a journey ahead.

Anthony Albanese and Scott Morrison in front of the Australian Aboriginal Flag

Five experts grade the major parties’ policies and past actions on pursuing a First Nations Voice to Parliament.

Barista pours latte art into cup of coffee

Several solutions can help to mitigate the demand and need for wages to be linked to inflation, writes UNSW Business School's Mark Humphrey-Jenner.

Three colourful houses with blue sky

With the federal election only days away, debate is raging over the major parties’ housing affordability schemes.

Police and army assist in flood waters

The federal election presents an opportunity to promote plans for improving national disaster governance and resilience. But the silence on these issues in political debates has been remarkable.

hospitality workers clean tables

Exploitation flourishes because regulators do not routinely detect or punish labour law noncompliance.

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