Audio interview

Regional housing affordability crisis

Some towns and areas in regional Australia are facing price rises and property shortages that are making them unaffordable for the people what want to live there. Joining us to discuss this matter is Professor Andrew Beer is Dean of Research and Innovation at the...
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How many unions are selling out workers?

A former union official, Grace Collier, has called for greater scrutiny of 'deals' between unions and employers, which leave some workers worse off. Recently the Coles group had an enterprise agreement struck out because it disadvantaged some workers. Collier, now a private consultant, says workers...

Writing wrongs: plagiarism and self publishing

Many people dream of writing a best-selling book, but not many of them actually have a runaway success in them. In the past, budding author’s spent months, sometimes years, slaving over a typewriter or PC trying to produce something worthy of a Ludlum, King or...
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The secret

Interview with Dr Brigid van Wanrooy, Research Manager, Centre for Workplace Leadership, University of Melbourne.

Strategy and its discontents

A new report argues that ‘countries that invest in strategic thinking and planning have more capacity to deliver better quality.’ Now that report is actually on foreign policy and as we’ve seen recently Australia has a role to play in world affairs and it’s important...