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Will Victoria election herald a payroll tax rebate?

It’s doubtful that payroll tax will be at the forefront of Victorian voters’ minds when they go to polls on Saturday. But it might be an important outcome of the…

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Liberalising power

The UK experience of electricity and gas price liberalisation presents insights for other parts of the world considering new energy models. Clearly there is a global move at the moment…

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Edward Gough Whitlam: reflections on a reformer

The Memorial Service of Edward Gough Whitlam was held in the Sydney Town Hall on Wednesday. This piece is a contribution to reflections on this man. Much has been written…

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Growth talks

The importance of business debate in shaping a positive future for Australia and the world In 2014, we’ve seen a more complex business environment characterised by heightened geopolitical volatility and…

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Fintechies dual lives

Internationally, Fintech is experiencing rapid growth – quickly disrupting the traditional financial services industry. Forward thinking banks and innovative start-ups are providing flexible and affordable solutions that are giving consumers…

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Rethinking human services

People don’t normally associate human services like disability, aged care, and homelessness services with markets and competition. However, this is changing as Governments move to introduce reforms like consumer directed care and…

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