A new study adds up the potential legal and financial risk countries could face from hundreds of agreements, like those under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Let’s not burden 15-year-old students with a low-value test that does a poor job of evaluating learning.
The reduction of inequality is crucial from an ethical point of view as well as the fact that will open new possibilities on how to tackle climate change.
A study shows the COVID-19 pandemic has made Canadians fear sub-standard and dangerous living conditions in nursing homes. They want home care, and tax policies that will support it.
Australia faces economic problems down the road if three big, structural reform areas — housing affordability, the tax mix, and decarbonisation — are not addressed.
Estonia and Hungary are arguing that EU member states cannot legally implement the OECD agreement on corporation tax.
It’s said the best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour. Let’s hope that’s not the case with Mathias Cormann’s climate stance when he joins the OECD.
Pressure from business leaders and a simple legislative process leave few excuses for not introducing rules to combat modern slavery in commercial supply chains.
There’s a chance he will lead the organisation for a long time.
Mathias Cormann’s placement on the OECD would be a win for Australia – but already it could come at a cost
The wrong choice could see it lose relevance.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced today that following Mathias Cormann’s resignation, Cormann will be nominated as a candidate for secretary general at the OECD.
Today’s urgent inequality and environmental crises mean that more, not fewer, students should be studying history.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
People living in long-term care facilities have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 in Canada. A new report analyzing long-term care around the world assesses Canada’s pandemic performance.
The OECD estimates have Australia less hit than most, but they are only partial and point to Australia’s worst recession on record.
France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
There is probably not much appetite in the private sector for running vast swathes of the NHS.
Digital transactions generate massive amounts of revenue and the Kenyan government wants to ensure that online traders pay their fair share of taxes.
Australian education is still going backwards from where we started in 2000 – new PISA results show.