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Shedding light on the super system

Despite decades of study into our superannuation system, surprisingly little is known about the level of financial assets Australians have when they retire, particularly for households.

Business

Finkel's Clean Energy Target better than nothing: economists

A poll conducted jointly by Monash Business School and the Economic Society of Australia shows influential economists believe a Clean Energy Target (CET) should be adopted, despite concerns it is not the best economic design compared to a tax or cap

Business

The Buy Queensland strategy breaks international trade deals

The Queensland government’s new controversial procurement strategy stacks the deck of public tenders against interstate and international suppliers, and is illegitimate under Australia’s free trade agreements.

Business
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If only we could see all the credit card fees we pay

Australians spend around A$48 billion per month  on credit, charge and debit cards. But the different fees, surcharges and “reward points” on these cards can be confusing.

Business
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Government’s oil and gas tax response will leave regional communities at a loss

Falling revenues from petroleum mining, that spurred a review of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT), have hit regional communities hard and these same communities aren’t likely to get any relief from the government response.

Business
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Diverting gas for domestic use may harm sector: Economists

A poll conducted jointly by Monash Business School and the Economic Society of Australia has revealed influential economists believe that asking gas producers to divert reserves for domestic consumption is not the right policy setting, despite the

Business
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As Brexit begins, Australia mustn’t get caught up in Britain’s post-imperial fantasies

After nine months of uncertainty the moment has finally arrived: the British government will today officially serve notice that it will withdraw from the European Union.

Politics
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Prestigious global financial award for Monash University

At a ceremony at London’s Guildhall this week, Monash University has received international recognition for becoming the first university in the world to raise funds by issuing a climate bond.

Business