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Why businesses want the ear of government and are willing to pay for it

Why businesses want the ear of government and are willing to pay for it George Rennie, University of Melbourne Political donations and lobbying are a significant...

Corporate lobbying a billion dollar business

An analysis of the financial statements of 20 of Australia’s major business lobbies found almost $2 billion in funding by corporations over the past...
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See Cardi B, Hillary Clinton Mock Donald Trump in ‘Corden’ Skit at Grammys 2018

James Corden auditioned a group of celebrities – including Cardi B, DJ Khaled and Hillary Clinton – for the chance to make a spoken-word version...

NBN Co says one in four FTTN lines can go over 100Mbps

Compared to half of all fixed wireless. NBN Co expects just 24 percent of fibre-to-the-node lines will be capable of wholesale speeds of 100Mbps or...

Three claims used to justify pulling codeine from sale without a prescription, and why...

Codeine Banned In Australia: Why The Arguments Don't Add Up Three claims used to justify pulling codeine from sale without a prescription, and why they're...

The Ford Mustang Bullitt has returned

A surprise reveal ahead of this year’s Detroit Motor Show, the new Bullitt is a special edition that marks 50 years since Steve McQueen...

What will be the cost of a patchwork NBN?

A good friend of mine lives in Healesville, in the Yarra Valley, about half an hour from the outer suburbs of Melbourne. Rural enough...

Australia is missing out on tax revenue from gas projects

Australia is missing out on tax revenue from gas projects Diane Kraal, Monash University Despite huge investment from the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry, the revenue...

Clever artist turns Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ into a hilarious pop-up book

"I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius.... and a very stable genius at that!" It's common knowledge by now that Donald Trump...

See-through, all glass touch display promises to add wow factor to any event

Back in 2011, we brought news of a stunning MIDI controller called the Emulator that promised to bring the club DJ out of the...