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Gender gap hits women's super early

Research by the Monash Business School has identified fresh evidence of how the ‘gender pay gap’ begins from the first days of employment – a deficit women fail to recoup.

Business

Commonwealth Games: the pursuit of excellence in sport and study

Combining sport and study can be a delicate balancing act, but it's reaping rewards, including medals, for many of our athletes.

Lens

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
The smashed avo debate

The smashed avo debate misses inequality within generations

There’s no doubt there are differences between the experiences and opportunities of young people compared to their parents. But when you enter the smashed avocado debate of baby boomers versus millennials, you overlook the inequality

Arts & culture

Prescott Family Foundation lecture series: What does a modern worker look like?

The way we work is in constant flux, turbo-charged by demographic, technological and social changes. What does the present world of work for the modern worker look like? What can younger people today expect from their career?

Business

Big four bank chiefs face parliamentary committee: experts react

The chief executives of Australia’s big four banks are this week being called before a House of Representatives economics committee. We asked a panel of experts what questions the committee should be asking.

Business
Professor Bryan Horrigan, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Chancellor Dr Alan Finkel AO, The Honourable Dr Michael Kirby AC CMG and Professor David Copolov OAM, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Major Campuses and Student Engagement).

Honorary doctorate to former High Court judge

Former Justice of the High Court of Australia Michael Kirby AC, CMG, has been recognised with an honorary doctorate from Monash University. The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws honoris...

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