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Deaths at Dreamworld theme park could lead to safety changes for amusement rides

Deaths at Dreamworld theme park could lead to safety changes for amusement rides David Eager, University of Technology Sydney Investigations are under way following the tragic...

There is one way to put a stop to BHP’s tax avoidance

John Mangan, The University of Queensland One of the most common ways multinationals take advantage of current laws to reduce their tax bill is through...

Forcing insurers to reveal rejected claims a win for consumers

Forcing insurers to reveal rejected claims a win for consumers Justin Malbon, Monash UniversityCompanies offering life insurance will now disclose the outcomes of claims, under...

New South Wales overturns greyhound ban: a win for the industry, but a massive...

  New South Wales overturns greyhound ban: a win for the industry, but a massive loss for the dogs Clive Phillips, The University of Queensland The New...

New VET Student Loans unlikely to weed out dodgy private providers

New VET Student Loans unlikely to weed out dodgy private providers Mary Leahy, University of Melbourne and Shelley Gillis, University of Melbourne Education Minister Simon Birmingham...

The US used foreign investment to develop a new car industry, a lesson Australia...

Timothy Minchin, La Trobe University In Australia, car makers have come to be seen by many as more of a cost than a benefit, a...

Banks make millions in delaying interest rate cuts

Abbas Valadkhani, Swinburne University of TechnologyWhen Australia’s central bank moves interest rates as part of its monetary policy, it’s not just politicians who stand...

We need to change more than pay for executives to do better

Natalia Nikolova, University of Technology Sydney; Robyn Johns, University of Technology Sydney, and Walter Jarvis, EdD, University of Technology Sydney The pay of executives of...