Business & Law

A hairdresser blowdries the hair of a woman wearing a surgical mask in a hairdressing salon

Australia’s GDP was up 3.4 per cent last quarter of 2021, on the back of pent-up consumer spending. Other factors must drive future growth.

Russian soldiers in a tank on training grounds.

For the first time since World War II, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council has employed force to appropriate territory of another UN Member State.

Apple logo looks ominous outside Apple store

There are ways suppliers can resist the demands of more powerful companies and treat their people better, says UNSW Business School's Maggie Dong.

A person holding a "not equal" sign.

International human rights expert addresses whether an amendment to the Sex Discrimination Act is a threat to religious freedom.

A calculator lies atop a five, 10, 20 and 50 dollar notes in Australian currency

Adjusting tax brackets in line with inflation would ensure voters who wanted more government spending would also have to vote for more tax.

People march holding aloft a giant Ukranian flag

The fact that Russia is part of the UN Security Council's powerful P5 group of nations means the UN is in a tricky position when it comes to maintaining peace among its member states.

NSW Chief Justice Tom Bathurst

A chief justice is more than just a court’s figurehead: they are responsible for defending and promoting the court’s institutional integrity, and this must be taken into account when appointing them.

A female worker in a manufacturing plant with a graph superimposed

A tighter labour market than in the past is now needed to drive real wages growth.

People waving signs protesting government inaction in granting amnesty to Afghani refugees

Why hasn’t Australia done more to ramp up its resettlement program, like Canada and the US?

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