Business & Law

josh frydenberg

Australia's official unemployment rate falling to 5.5% is enough to make a treasurer dance. But we shouldn't get too carried away.

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This excessive spending raises serious raise questions about the government's long-term planning for refugees stuck in limbo.

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While changes in the 2021 Federal Budget make the Pension Loans Scheme more attractive for senior homeowners, more can be done, write UNSW Sydney experts.

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Looking graphically at actual and forecast GDP makes it clear why some speak of a 'V-shaped recovery'. But even the fairly bullish assumptions reveal a recovery where the V isn’t really sharp enough.

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UNSW Business School research shows Airbnb hosts who appear to be more attractive and trustworthy charge up to 5 per cent more than their peers for similar listings.

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Guy Debelle

The bank's decision to focus on just one thing puts the onus on the government to take action to rein in home prices.

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The federal government should focus on specific measures that will boost employment and stimulate growth and productivity, says UNSW Business School’s Gigi Foster.

Health Minister Greg Hunt at a press conference

Everyone from human rights experts to famous cricketers are expressing their disgust at the federal government's India travel ban. Its legality depends on what laws you are looking at.

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Labour market scarring can have a lifelong effect on people’s earnings and their ability to climb the employment ladder, says UNSW Business School's Richard Holden.

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Vast majority of public submissions published to date in response to the Indigenous Voice Interim Report support a referendum on an Indigenous Voice to Parliament.

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