The MyGov website ground to a halt this week as thousands of people tried to access welfare support. As a result, long queues popped up at Centrelink offices across the country.
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.
Airbnb now has 7m listings in more than 100,000 cities, making it larger than the eight biggest hotel groups combined.
The number of Airbnb properties has exploded since its founding in 2008. A hospitality management expert looked at how this has hurt hotels.
Much immigration policy is based around three misunderstandings – on what employers, the public and migrants themselves want.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
In 2016, the number of international tourists to the US dropped by more than 2 percent, while tourism trended upward worldwide. There are several explanations for the dip.
Pokies companies want to keep their customers "in the zone", that's why they spend so much to keep tabs on them.
Why right-wing populism gets the tradition of legality and justice exactly the wrong way round.
At many popular destinations, residents are protesting against crowding, rowdy visitors and low wages. With some research, travelers can use their visits to enrich host areas instead of harming them.
Women in minimum wage jobs earn 10% less than their male peers. Wages are systematically lower in jobs more commonly held by women.
High streets are being taken over in a battle between specialty cafés and the
We all know what a drunk person looks like, right? Wrong. Even health care workers can be confused.
In a recorded phone call to voters, Labor leader Bill Shorten said that “cuts to penalty rates will rip off 700,000 workers”. Is that true?
The Fair Work Commission's latest decision to cut certain Sunday and public holiday penalty rates continues a tradition of undervaluing young workers.
Where we choose to go on trips abroad is easily skewed by the nature of news reports, and that can have huge impacts on destinations.
Alternative models to host asylum seekers have proved their efficiency. Venice has been a sanctuary city for years and with the right policies, it could be reproduced.
When politics of compassion are replaced by binary visions of the world, we – scholars, media and civil society – should be able to provide challenging tools in the migration debate.
Are penalty rates no longer relevant in the retail industry — and do they cost jobs? Recent research compared two neighbouring states where one raised rates to the other's level to find the answer.
The hospitality and tourism sector is struggling to find a good supply of lower-paid workers in the CBD, because that is also where they face either high housing or travel costs.