Business & Law

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UNSW alumna Merinda Dutton has received the National Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year Award.

NSW police

In a non-policing context, having to perform such acts would be a serious assault. This is why strip searches are meant to be a last resort and only used in serious and urgent circumstances.

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With a relatively low debt to GDP ratio, Australia was never at risk of becoming Greece. But Germany, with negative interest rates and scant prospects for economic growth, is an open question.

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A report by UNSW Law academics Michael Grewcock and Vicki Sentas says the law does not give police clear guidance on conducting strip searches.

income inequality

Better data would tell us more about the ultrawealthy, but they really do seem to be growing more wealthy, more quickly, than the rest of us.

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It isn't all bad news for producers facing an EU plan to slice and dice the names of some foods, say UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.

Australia economy

The progress the Australian economy was making has been slowed or reversed, at exactly the wrong time.

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There are three things to watch as we wonder whether a recession is imminent, says UNSW Business School's Elvira Sojli.

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The High Court of Australia has given the Australia Taxation Office a green light to use leaked information about offshore tax havens.

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Home loan applicants burdened by having to explain their spending habits will be pleased with a defeat for the corporate regulator, says UNSW Business School's Mark Humphrey-Jenner.

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