The arguments being made for corporate tax cuts lack solid empirical or theoretical backing.
Research on the impact of corporate tax cuts reaches different conclusions, depending on the time and place it looks at.
Poker machine reform is at the centre of the upcoming Tasmanian state election.
The Tasmanian Liberal party is promoting gaming industry estimates that 'around 5,000 jobs' would be at risk if poker machines were removed from pubs and clubs in Tasmania. Are the estimates correct?
Humans and robots can work together to create jobs for the future.
Predicted job losses from the rise of the robots vary widely. So rather than worry about robots taking over, we should learn to work with them and use them as intelligent tools.
No other government redress scheme has included children who were abused both in care and not in care.
Australia's proposed redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse is more complex, bigger, and includes more sites than any other.
Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson, speaking on Q&A.
On Q&A, Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James Pearson said almost 60% of small business owners in Australia are paid $50,000 or less. Is that right?
Under the proposed changes to the Criminal Code, anybody could face up to 20 years in jail for communicating unauthorised information.
The government has a lot of work to do on it's proposed foreign influence and official secrets laws to ensure they don't prosecute whistleblowers.
Practices for a redress scheme should follow what the royal commission did when working with survivors.
There are considerable political and policy hurdles ahead if Australia is to move toward a national redress scheme for victims of child sexual abuse.
Vice-chancellors often benchmark their salaries against comparable positions in other corporate sectors, a symptom of the trend towards the corporatisation of universities in Australia.
Cabinet confidentiality is important to ensure ministers are able to debate ideas before a decision is made public.
We need to balance a legitimate desire for transparency in politics with the need for free and thoughtful debate.
An Instagram post from Gerhard Richter’s exhibition at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
Unification flags hang on a military fence near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea.
Whichever way you cut it, a US first strike against North Korea would almost certainly trigger major war on the Korean peninsula, with a high risk of escalation to full-scale nuclear conflict.
The Commonwealth Games at the Gold Coast will set the scene for a year of challenges for this grouping of nations.
We are so accustomed to hearing about American exceptionalism that British exceptionalism is rarely discussed.
Physicist Michelle Simmons has won the 2018 Australian of the Year Award.
Australian of the Year Awards
Maths and science featured strongly in the 2018 Australian of the Year Awards. Along with physicist Michelle Simmons, maths teacher Eddie Woo and biologist Graham Farquhar were recognised.
Dogs and cats spread their fleas to many other species.
Everywhere humans go, we take our pets. Fleas are along for the ride, spreading everything from typhus to bubonic plague.
The short answer is that it depends on the material the cups and plates are made of, and even what shape they are.
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Have you ever been told not to put metal in the microwave? Edie, age 8, wants to know why.
The story of where we come from evolves almost every year.
The story of where humans come from is growing as new evidence -- and new methods of analysis -- emerge all the time.
The cast of Muriel’s Wedding: the Musical, a co-production between Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures.
© Lisa Tomasetti
From Muriel's Wedding to a suite of budding new shows, 2017 was a great year for original Australian musicals.
Penggalian di gua kapur Leang Bulu Bettue di Sulawesi Justin Mott (Mott Visuals)
Justin Mott (Mott Visuals)
Ornamen dari tulang dan gigi yang ditemukan di gua di Sulawesi memperkaya pengetahuan kita mengenai budaya dan tradisi manusia-manusia yang paling awal mendiami wilayah Asia Tenggara.
Yes, it’s a beautiful part of the world, but what sets Ballyhoura apart is the deliberate focus on a warm, local welcome.
The big cities are still magnets for tourists, but often they find the smaller towns offer a more satisfying taste of local life. It's why rural tourism can be 'the perfect small town business idea'.
We’re a nation of medication hoarders, and that can be dangerous.
If you look into your kitchen or bathroom cabinet, chances are you'd find some unused medicine, much of it expired. Here's what to do with it.