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Facebook to pay millions of pounds more in UK tax

Facebook could pay millions of pounds in UK tax after approving fundamental changes to its corporate structure in Europe. Starting in April, the world’s largest...

Glencore moves $Billions offshore

The Australian arm of the global mining giant Glencore has been involved in cross-currency swaps of up to $25bn of a type under specific...

Adani plans to take 12.5b litres of water as farmer denied...

The mining giant plans to take 12.5 billion litres of water from the Suttor River every year, nearly as much as all local farmers...

Unprecedented concentration of corporate influence

Labor senator Sam Dastyari has warned there is something "fundamentally wrong and rotten" with Australia's entire political system, claiming there are 10 huge companies...

Three claims used to justify pulling codeine from sale without a...

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 Murray-Darling Basin: Water, markets and money

If the Department of Agriculture paid 2,500% above the average price for water in the Lower Darling, there appears to be one clear loser — the...

Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power...

Minor parties perform well in federal election and reconfirm the power of preference deals This was an election brimming with surprises and hocks. An unexpected...

Murray Darling Basin disaster. Why?

Nationals leader and acting PM brushes off suggestions government could do more to solve Menindee Lakes crisis, saying ‘that’s Australia’ Michael McCormack has brushed off...

Horton wins by naming the elephant in the room at Rio...

Craig Fry, Victoria University He may not realise it yet, but Australian swimmer Mack Horton’s biggest achievement at the Rio Olympics this week wasn’t winning...

Who benefits from media reform? If history is any guide, it’s...

Vincent O'Donnell, RMIT University The “most significant media reform in Australia in a generation”, as unveiled by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield earlier this month, is...