Category Archives: Business

Labor’s treatment of Kimberley Kitching – ‘tough politics’ or ‘bullying’?

Labor's treatment of Kimberley Kitching – 'tough politics' or 'bullying'?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The so-called “mean girls” story following the death of Victorian Labor senator Kimberley Kitching, has opened up issues of alleged bad behaviour by very senior figures within the Labor party. The allegations are serious, and Anthony Albanese and…

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It’s time Australia dumped its bureaucratic list-based approach to temporary work visas

It's time Australia dumped its bureaucratic list-based approach to temporary work visas

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Australia’s temporary skilled migration program is hard for businesses to use while still not protecting migrants from exploitation. There is a better way, concludes a new report from the Grattan Institute on fixing temporary skilled migration. The long-standing…

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SEC will consider climate disclosure rules for US companies on March 21 – it’s already facing threats of lawsuits

SEC will consider climate disclosure rules for US companies on March 21 – it's already facing threats of lawsuits

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. Better information leads to better decisions – this is the idea behind a regulatory device known as “mandated disclosure.” Mandated disclosures are all around you, from calorie counts on fast food restaurant menus to conversations with doctors around…

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Floods left thousands without power. Microgrids could help communities weather the next disaster

Floods left thousands without power. Microgrids could help communities weather the next disaster

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. The devastating floods have cut off power for tens of thousands of people across New South Wales and Queensland, limiting their access to basic amenities and hampering rescue efforts. This included 54,000 homes in Brisbane alone. But this…

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