Business & Law

Smoking chimney from coal power station.

Four experts discuss climate change and how businesses need to prepare for the coming effects on their operations.

tax reform cogwheel

Boosting the GST and swapping land tax for stamp duty get headlines, but they never seem to happen.

Hacker prints code on laptop keyboard to break into organisation's system

The announcement of the biggest-ever funding package to combat cyberattacks confirms just how vulnerable Australia’s cybersecurity really is – but not because of China.

house made of banknotes

It's time to reform stamp duty, one of the most inefficient and distorting taxes collected by Australia's state and territory governments.

Tim Harcourt

The US is still an important market for Australia but ultimately an international multilateral-based trading system is better than the US having deals of managed trade around the world, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.

Cafe employee spraying down table with disinfectant.

Access to casual employment options may promote faster economic recovery, says a UNSW economist.

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International students who are still subject to wage theft and sexual harassment can report their challenges in a new survey.

A person writing notes on paper

Claiming for working for home is fraught. It's safest to claim the running expenses the tax office allows. 'Occupancy expenses' are harder to justify and could cost you your capital gains tax discount.

A chalkboard with 'tax time' written on it.

A UNSW tax expert explains how small businesses can make the most of their tax return if they’ve worked from home during the pandemic.

A man looking at empty shelves in the toilet paper aisle.

Panic buying toilet paper is a quick mental fix that makes people feel more prepared and less anxious, says a UNSW consumer behaviour expert.

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