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Why is Corporate Tax Optional?

The tax office has revealed 36% of the largest public companies and multinational entities in...

Is this the end of the road for Adani’s Australian megamine?

Adani’s operations in Australia appear to be hanging on by a thread, as activists prove...

The revolving door: why politicians become lobbyists, and lobbyists become politicians

In March 2016 the Department of the Chief Minister said the $506 million included stamp...

snapshot of political donations in Australia for 2015-16

Interactive: a snapshot of political donations in Australia for 2015-16 Michael Courts, The Conversation and Wes...

Dastyari saga shows the need for donations reform, and for politicians to take more care

  Dastyari saga shows the need for donations reform, and for politicians to take more care Labor’s...

The Last Days of Coal?

Alibra Shipping: At least 15 countries have joined an international alliance to phase out coal use...

Government questions whether Dastyari fit to be a senator, in new row over Chinese donor

The new controversy about Dastyari comes amid deepening security concerns about increasing Chinese interference in...

Why New Zealand outplayed Australia on the NBN

In September 2009, the Key government in New Zealand announced it would invest in an...

Explainer: why we shouldn’t be so quick to trust energy modelling

Explainer: why we shouldn't be so quick to trust energy modelling Energy policy models are only...

Infographic: the National Energy Guarantee at a glance

Infographic: the National Energy Guarantee at a glance Madeleine De Gabriele, The Conversation; Michael Hopkin, The...

The National Electricity Market has served its purpose – it’s time to move on

The National Electricity Market has served its purpose – it's time to move on A single,...

The Queensland election outcome is a death knell for Adani’s coal mine

The Queensland election outcome is a death knell for Adani's coal mine John Hewson, Crawford School...

Adani: Chinese state-owned company could help bankroll Carmichael coal mine

Who is Adani? Your browser does not support iframes. The Adani Group is close...

Infographic: here’s exactly what Adani’s Carmichael mine means for Queensland

Infographic: here's exactly what Adani's Carmichael mine means for Queensland A waterhole in the Great Artesian...

Greg Hunt approves Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, again: experts respond

Greg Hunt approves Adani's Carmichael coal mine, again: experts respond   The Carmichael coal mine (not pictured)...

Adani’s planned Carmichael coal mine to shift millions to Cayman Islands controlled company

Adani's planned Carmichael coal mine to shift millions to Cayman Islands controlled company   Up to $3...

Big Coal

Book review: Big Coal Coal has become part of Australia’s economic landscape, and questioning it is...

A gas market run by a cartel is no market

A gas market run by a cartel is no market Despite what Canberra believes, the gas...

The public should be ‘shocked, dismayed and disgusted’ at the major banks

The public should be 'shocked, dismayed and disgusted' at the major banks ANZ and NAB have...

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: Why lobbyists are pushing

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is back: experts respond Deborah Gleeson, La Trobe University; Belinda Townsend, Australian National...

Pin-stripe mafia’ corrupt Australia’s Tax System – the Big Four

How the 'pin-stripe mafia' design corporate tax avoidance. Podcast audio from the Tax Justice Network...

Why the Adani project should be rejected

Adani was always going to be a significant issue in the forthcoming Queensland state election....

The ACCC investigation into the NBN will be useful. But it’s too little, too late

Industry guidance - view ACCC Report ↓ The ACCC investigation into the NBN will be useful....

Three strategies to fight the tax avoidance revealed by the Paradise Papers

Three strategies to fight the tax avoidance revealed by the Paradise Papers The first strategy is...

NARU – CORPORATE RAPE

Nauru has been in the news ever since the Pacific Solution began in 2001, but...

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Politics

Target the have-nots: Liberals up to the same old tricks

A retired bank CEO with $10 million in his super pays zero tax each year. Nada. Zip. He wouldn't even pay the Medicare levy....

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

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...

Lord and Ladies: The World Changes “C’od-turn-a-bull”

My Lords and my Ladies, I beseech your indulgence, here before your magnificent court, as I present for your amusement and moral edification the...

All Political Parties Donor List 2013 -2014

Summary of Donations reported by Donors to All parties - 2013-14 Column1 Column2 Column3 Gainsdale Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $68,150.00 26 Summers Pty Ltd #Sustainable Population Party $53,000.00 Australia Chinese Business Elite Awards...

Politics Australian Style – Big Money Donors

Summary of the A$30,640,335 Donations reported by Donors to All parties - 2015-16 Ranked Largest 1st Summary of the A$6,702,877.00 Donations reported by ALP - 2015-16 Ranked...

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

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...

Adani: Chinese state-owned company could help bankroll Carmichael coal mine

Who is Adani? Your browser does not support iframes. The Adani Group is close to securing finance for its controversial coal mine and...

Government still wants to increase students’ contribution to university funding

In a speech to a Universities Australia dinner, Education Minister Simon Birmingham stressed that he would not rush into a new higher education policy. Education...

Horton wins by naming the elephant in the room at Rio...

Craig Fry, Victoria University He may not realise it yet, but Australian swimmer Mack Horton’s biggest achievement at the Rio Olympics this week wasn’t winning...

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