Business & Law

peter dutton

From high staff turn-overs to filling the appeals tribunal with political allies, the Home Affairs department needs to clean its mess.

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Law School student Petra Franks, whose submissions helped win the day, found the mooting experience both challenging and rewarding.

Australia child

In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.

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In complaining about China's alleged special treatment by the World Trade Organization, US President Donald Trump and Australia's Scott Morrison are pointing to something that isn't really there.

building construction

Record low interest rates will almost certainly drive up property prices. But they will also drive down unemployment and boost investment generally.

chip

US actions do more than just keep Huawei away from critical infrastructure. They choke off the supply of semiconductors to China.

special forces

Australia now has one of the most comprehensive ranges of anti-terrorism laws of any Western democracy. It's time to think creatively about solutions, rather than continually reworking old strategies.

Tim Harcourt

UNSW Sydney's Tim Harcourt says AFL Grand Final will provide major economic boost to Victoria's economy.

USA China relations

It will take skilled diplomacy for Australia to keep both China and the US happy, but it is important to do so.

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Dr Mayur Suresh will formulate a research project based on court trials in India, where villagers have been accused of orchestrating a social boycott and killing women they believe to be witches.

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