Category Archives: Business

what makes Scott Morrison tick?

what makes Scott Morrison tick?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Today we are running two longer articles looking at the men who are vying to be the next Australian prime minister. You can read Paul Strangio’s profile of Anthony Albanese here. Revealing insights into Scott Morrison’s political character…

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If the polls are right, he may soon be the next Australian prime minister. So who is Anthony Albanese?

If the polls are right, he may soon be the next Australian prime minister. So who is Anthony Albanese?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Today we are running two longer articles looking at the men who are vying to be the next Australian prime minister. You can read Michelle Grattan’s profile of Scott Morrison here. Karen Middleton’s 2016 biography of Anthony Albanese…

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Australia is bringing migrant workers back – but exploitation is still rampant. Here are 3 changes needed now

Australia is bringing migrant workers back – but exploitation is still rampant. Here are 3 changes needed now

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. If the COVID years have taught us anything about migration, it is that Australia depends on it. About 7% of our workforce holds a temporary visa. When many international students, backpackers and other temporary visa holders suddenly left…

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Australia could rapidly shift to clean transport – if we had a strategy. So we put this plan together

Australia could rapidly shift to clean transport – if we had a strategy. So we put this plan together

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Australia has no clear strategy to decarbonise transport. That’s a problem, because without a plan, our take-up of clean technologies like electric cars, trucks and buses is slow. It’s stopping us from meeting our climate commitments. And it…

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Planning kids? You should know the major parties’ parental leave policies before you vote

Planning kids? You should know the major parties' parental leave policies before you vote

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Most new Australian mothers receive government paid parental leave to support health, encourage workforce participation and balance work and family life equally with their partners. Despite this, Australia still has one of the least generous parental leave schemes…

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Florida Republicans’ row with Mickey Mouse highlights widening gap between historical BFFs GOP and corporate America

Florida Republicans' row with Mickey Mouse highlights widening gap between historical BFFs GOP and corporate America

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. There’s a growing rift between corporate America and the GOP – two groups that have long been bedfellows. The latest incident involves Disney and its decision to speak out against a Florida law that prevents instruction of sexual…

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Stuff-up or conspiracy? Whistleblowers claim Facebook deliberately let important non-news pages go down in news blackout

Stuff-up or conspiracy? Whistleblowers claim Facebook deliberately let important non-news pages go down in news blackout

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. On Friday, the Wall Street Journal published information from Facebook whistleblowers, alleging Facebook (which is owned by Meta) deliberately caused havoc in Australia last year to influence the News Media Bargaining Code before it was passed as law….

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