Business & Law

president donald trump

Executive orders often get a lot of media attention, but are they a big deal? 

Loy Yang power station releasing plumes of smoke in Victoria

Corporate Australia must learn to better engage with shareholder activists – especially around climate change – before it’s too late, UNSW Business School research shows.

A car driving through the outback.

Even as Victoria confronts a six-week shutdown in response to emerging coronavirus cases, other states are reopening. Policy responses must reflect the needs of the most vulnerable, say UNSW Business School’s Leisa Sargent and John Piggott.

Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon

In an open letter to Attorney-General Christian Porter, more than 500 women working in the law from across Australia have sought changes to the way judges are disciplined and appointed.

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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