The first independent, multisite study of compulsory income management in Australia suggest little evidence to support political enthusiasm to extend the policy.
More of us are in work than ever before, but we are more cautious than before, less likely to ask for more pay or change jobs.
Australia's tourism sector has been hit hard by bushfires and coronavirus. The are good reasons to think it may take a lot longer than in the past for the numbers to bounce back.
Happiness varies by location, and what matters for happiness varies as well.
Research suggests harsher civil or criminal penalties will not automatically lead to greater compliance by employers with workplace laws.
Australia's icon was owned and controlled by an American firm long suspicious about Australia.
The fate of Australia's car industry shows the danger of prioritising what worked in the past over what will work in the future
The abrupt downturn in seafood consumption in China is wreaking havoc on the traditional fishers of the Torres Strait and other Australian fishing communities
Brand loyalty is a two-way street.
Europe will insist on carbon commitments before agreeing to a deal.
Australia gets less from the petroleum resource rent tax than it did 20 years ago when exports were small.
The same technological forces that make the Wuhan outbreak a global concern are also key to managing the crisis response.
Policies for Indigenous Australians must better reflect and prioritise Indigenous cultural values.
Chinese travellers help create about 0.6% of Australia's GDP. How long we keep them out will make a difference to economic growth.
Both natural disasters and electric vehicles mean we need to move away from centralised electricity systems.
High-end restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal has allegedly underpaid staff by $4 million. Our research finds wage theft is accepted as the industry norm.
People who do good voluntarily in their own time get the lowest awards. Others get rewarded for holding high-status jobs.
All that would be needed is to adjust retiree tax scales and tax their super fund earnings at their marginal rate.
The Iowa caucuses have been criticised for being unrepresentative. But there are good reasons for small states to go first in the US primary process.
Modern Monetary Theory allows governments more freedom to run deficits, freedom the Australian government might need.
Super is inefficient, costly and directs money where it isn't needed. There's a way out.
Even when interest rates are already low, on balance further cuts boost rather than harm confidence.
An examination of 80,000 enterprise bargaining agreements finds that on average 80% of each increase in compulsory super has been at the expense of wages.
Small businesses are disproportionately affected by natural disasters. To improve community resilience, we need to help them 'build back better'.
No single super contribution rate suits everyone, and there's only a clear case for an increase if there's no age pension.
People die protecting homes. They are wrong to believe their homes will protect them.
The preliminary evidence suggests the Wuhan coronavirus is less deadly than SARS. But with social media, panic can now spread more rapidly and further.
The 1918 Spanish Flu, the 1957-1958 Asian Flu and the 2001-2002 SARS pandemic give us a frame of reference.
The prosperity and happiness of one country promotes that of others. That's a lesson Donald Trump has never learned.
The idea that central banks should shift their mandates to take account of climate risks confuses ends and means.
Australia's rural firefighting organisations hold a special place in the nation's heart. Part of what makes them so interesting is how they are organised and funded.
Research suggests Harry and Meghan would be well and truly in their right minds to be sick of royal fame and fortune.