Business & Law

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Ethics and health law experts discuss whether euthanasia is the ultimate form of individual choice or a sign that we need to reconsider how we care for the most vulnerable.

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New research has found crowdfunding entrepreneurs should follow a number of steps to generate trust with investors in order to realise the full potential of crowdfunding.

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2021 has been a massive year for stories in business, with record levels of government debt, employees continuing to work from home, and groundbreaking creative digital innovations.

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Professor Megan Davis, the first Aboriginal person from Australia elected to a United Nations (UN) body, reflects on 10 years of service and the persistent fight for Indigenous rights.

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The Productivity Commission’s startling finding is that passing on wealth actually cuts inequality.

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Governments can meet their international protection obligations towards refugees without sacrificing public health, says a human rights law expert. 

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A striking feature of the report is the relatively brief treatment of ‘green’ technologies.

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The Australian Labor Party has options on emissions reduction targets, but it is still running scared from the best mechanism to achieve them.

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Despite Australia’s long history of a secular government, this bill might create a future that segregates people based on their faith and beliefs.

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Brainard has been pushing the US Federal Reserve to consider exposure to climate change in its regulation and analysis of banks. That’s sparked fury from Republican senators – and even a Nobel Prize winner.

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