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Bank leadership clearout needed to clean up culture

The current executives and boards of the nation's banks are not the right people to repair the financial industry's damaged culture, says Graeme Samuel,...

Taxpayers should not be subsidising lifestyle of wealthy retirees

A reverse death tax that helps the rich The dividend imputation system is a rort Australia can’t afford, write Emma Dawson and Tim Lyons. Australia’s dividend...

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Patchwork, ironic, serious and kitsch: the best of the 2016 Archibald

Patchwork, ironic, serious and kitsch: the best of the Archibald finalists Joanna Mendelssohn, UNSW Australia In early 1973 I was responsible for administering and hanging the...

Understanding the NDIS: how does the scheme work and am I...

Carmel Laragy, RMIT University On July 1 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial phase to a full national roll-out. In...

Election 2016 – Infographic: what we know so far about the...

Follow #pigsfly on Twitter and @Pigsfly Newspaper on Facebook. This is your perfect resource to find out the actual count as it occurs. Our panel...

What are Nick Xenophons Policy Principles

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Volkswagen’s U.S. diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion

Volkswagen AG's (VOWG_p.DE) settlement with nearly 500,000 U.S. diesel owners and government regulators over polluting vehicles is valued at more than $15 billion cash,...

How 76 profitable companies left Australian taxpayers $5.6 billion out of...

The biggest multinational companies operating in Australia are paying half the 30 per cent corporate tax rate on average, according to a new report...

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Here’s a tip that could make banks phenomenally successful: radical honesty

Here's a tip that could make banks phenomenally successful: radical honesty Radical honesty works, but it is difficult. Shutterstock Louise Metcalf, Macquarie University Appearing before the banking royal...

NBN Co says one in four FTTN lines can go over...

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...

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How one think tank poisoned Australia’s climate debate

One of the Institute of Public Affair's greatest successes has been to stitch climate denialism into the very fabric of the conservative political identity. From...

Murray-Darling Basin (SA) Royal Commission Report

It is not sufficient to make broad comments and recommendations about what should be fixed without recognizing and taking into account why and how...

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A modern tragedy: Nine-Fairfax merger a disaster for quality media

Fairfax has a charter of editorial independence, which all owners since 1990 have signed up to. Will Nine sign up to it? Will the...

Government timing tricks hide the real budget story

Timing tricks help politicians avoid dealing with the substance of their policies. That isn’t going to change any time soon. Cindy Zhi, CC BY-ND Richard Holden,...

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