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What Higher Gas Prices Could Do to the Economy

Migrants and refugees flooding into Europe have presented European leaders and policymakers with their greatest challenge since the debt crisis. The International Organization for Migration calls Europe the most dangerous destination for irregular migration...

Europe Starts Putting Up Walls

Migrants and refugees flooding into Europe have presented European leaders and policymakers with their greatest challenge since the debt crisis. The International Organization for Migration calls Europe the most dangerous destination for irregular migration...

How to Stop Humans From Filling the World With Trash

Migrants and refugees flooding into Europe have presented European leaders and policymakers with their greatest challenge since the debt crisis. The International Organization for Migration calls Europe the most dangerous destination for irregular migration...

Tax rorters 2017-2018 Groundhog Day

Alan Joyce CEO of Qantas has a take home salary of A$24,500,000 which turns out to be more than double the $10,955,067 tax Qantas begrudgingly paid to Australia. Effectively taxpayers have underwritten - kicked...

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 three years. This level of peak body funding indicates the substantial...

Like it or not, you’re getting the NBN, so what are your rights when buying internet services?

Like it or not, you're getting the NBN, so what are your rights when buying internet services? Jeannie Marie Paterson, University of Melbourne Complaints about the national broadband network (NBN), involving connection delays, unusable internet or...

We have enough cheap, easy-to-extract gas to last 100 years. There’s just one problem.

Hard to believe, isn’t it? But it’s true: in the last decade, tens of thousands of square kilometers of Queensland farmland has been covered in gas fields. The export gas rush in Australia is one...

Are Sunday penalty rates a job killer? A real-world experiment refutes employers’ claim

Serena Yu, University of Technology Sydney and David Peetz, Griffith University Two big claims underpin attempts to cut penalty rates for Sunday workers in the retail and hospitality sectors: that they are no longer needed...

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