Australia and New Zealand should allow open migration for citizens of Pacific nations threatened by climate change, to boost struggling island economies and prevent a later mass forced migration, a paper from the World Bank argues.
Facebook has publicly acknowledged that its platform has been exploited by governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries – including during the presidential elections in the US and France – and pledged to clamp down on such “information operations”.
Late last week, Cricket Australia and Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) announced their 20-year sponsorship deal, estimated to have been worth $65 million over five years, had come to an end. No longer would Australian cricket players take to the field with Victoria Bitter logos...
This week the Turnbull Government is trying to convince the Senate to cut the company tax rate from 30% to 25%. A company tax cut is a bad idea, and yet it has it taken hold and apparently 44% of Australians support it.