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The National Electricity Market has served its purpose – it’s time...

The National Electricity Market has served its purpose – it's time to move on A single, national market that supplies all of Australia’s electricty is...

Three strategies to fight the tax avoidance revealed by the Paradise...

Three strategies to fight the tax avoidance revealed by the Paradise Papers The first strategy is to require the public disclosure of country by country...

A cheat sheet for reading the federal budget

The budget papers aren’t so scary, if you know how to read them. Lukas Coch/AAP Phil Lewis, University of Canberra and Anne Garnett, Murdoch University The federal...

The US used foreign investment to develop a new car industry,...

Timothy Minchin, La Trobe University In Australia, car makers have come to be seen by many as more of a cost than a benefit, a...

Google accounts show 11 billion euros moved via low tax ‘Dutch...

Google moved 10.7 billion euros ($12 billion) through the Netherlands to Bermuda in 2014, as part of a structure which allows it to earn...

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...

Australian Bank Indicates It Will Not Refinance Adani

Adani’s financing for its proposed Carmichael coalmine could face a further hurdle, with Westpac appearing to indicate it will not refinance its existing loan...

Forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep...

Comic explainer: forest giants house thousands of animals (so why do we keep cutting them down?) Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-ND Madeleine De Gabriele, The Conversation...

Child sexual abuse royal commission: recommendations and statistics at a glance

Child sexual abuse royal commission: recommendations and statistics at a glance Key recommendations The royal commission’s final report (pdf) has made 189 new recommendations, including: The...

Selling the family jewels. Privatisation a clear picture

The following is an excerpt from a report on privatisation commissioned by The Unitarian Church of East Melbourne prepared and written by Henrike Brussaard...