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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
All this stuff about Sam Dastyari - but what about poor Huang Xiangmo? Bloke turns up here, observes how business has been traditionally done, pulls out the cheque book and finds himself painted as a cross between Karla and Blofeld...
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 influence which the business lobby...
Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40% Uncountable numbers of drink containers end up in the ocean every year. Shutterstock Qamar Schuyler, CSIRO; Britta Denise Hardesty, CSIRO, and Chris Wilcox, CSIRO Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem;...
In September 2009, the Key government in New Zealand announced it would invest in an all-fibre, ultra-fast broadband network. It would partner with the private sector to ensure 75 per cent of the population had fibre to the premise...
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 wrong Peter Carroll, University of Sydney From February 1, 2018 all products that contain codeine will only...
A casual glance at the news in recent months may have left you thinking the average Australian earns almost $85,000 a year. If that sounded insanely high to you, then your instincts were bang on. An ordinary Australian earns way,...
Any meaningful shift in the finance sector’s corporate culture will have to come from within, writes David Kinley. Do banking and finance attract cheats or create them? This was the question a team of behavioural economists from Switzerland set out to...
      Unlike many online news portals, your Pigsfly Newspaper doesn’t hold any annoying advertising, we don’t try and sell you anything nor have we put up a paywall – We want to keep our communiques as...
Every single gaming machine in the state is theirs. The Keno is theirs. They own one of the two casinos and a controlling stake in the other. By one calculation, 70¢ of every dollar lost by a Tasmanian in...
South Australia's gambling tax highlights the regulatory mess of online betting William Hill is among the online bookies to be registered in the Northern Territory, where the tax and regulatory environment is more favourable. AAP/Lukas Coch Charles Livingstone, Monash University The South Australian...