Mike Sandiford, University of Melbourne In case you had forgotten, electricity prices were a really big deal in the last federal election campaign in 2013, albeit often disguised under the rubric of axe the tax. Then Coalition spokesmen quite deliberately...
Multinationals suspected of routing Australian profits through Singapore will be outed to tax authorities, with the low-tax nation this week signing up to the global plan to fight tax evasion. Companies including big miners BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto...
Similar to the argument in favour of political advertising is that third party donations are a form of freedom of speech . A contrary view suggests that they significantly reduce public confidence in the motives of our elected representatives...
Introduce a “None of the Above” Voting Option or End Compulsory Voting With elections designed theoretically to reflect the will and voice of the people, this reform would allow dissatisfied and disengaged citizens to be heard while creating a clear distinction...
Despite rave reviews, the Nikon D750 has been plagued by several issues since its release in September of 2014. And even though Nikon did issue a recall of certain models due to a well-documented flare problem, it seems another...
On the 26th April 2016 night Leigh Sales became the rock star of journalism. With deft questioning she enabled Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to partially reveal a few of his core beliefs and ethics. Thankfully I don’t share any of...
Australia’s own version of the Panama papers is the Report of the Independent Parliamentary Entitlements System Review, February 2016. A secret alliance between Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull to join forces to become the Gordon Gekko of Australian Politics?  The 2016...
Google just announced that it’s making its Nik Collection of desktop photo editing software 100% free. You may remember that Google acquired Nik Software and its popular Snapseed photo editing app back in September 2012. Although Google killed off Snapseed...
Matthew Rimmer on Twitter: "No Surprises: Tony Abbott vs Malcolm Turnbull @DavPope on #LibSpill, Trojan Horses and Rainbow Unicorns. http://t.co/7zE2XNmUZq" The tabloid critique of Tony Abbott, and indeed Kevin Rudd, is that they were bonkers. It is made by MPs...
Benjamin Koh, SMH March 11, 2016 Ethics and insurance don’t go hand in hand The behaviour of Commonwealth Bank’s financial planning division was predicted several years prior in research by Dr June Smith from Victoria University. In the thesis on Professionalism...
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