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Airbnb: Cuban design, Cuban disclosure

“Our new Sydney office captures what we value as a company: creativity, travel, and thoughtful design," said Airbnb Australia country manager Sam McDonagh in...

Philanthropy funds serious journalism in US. Why not here?

Monash University's Dr Bill Birnbauer has been advocating not-for-profit, tax-deductible public interest journalism since the 2012 Finkelstein Inquiry. Like Michael West, he sees the...

John Quiggin on Adani’s thinking: Will we end up with a $1 billion black...

Research economist, Professor John Quiggin, hypothesizes on Adani's "green light" to Carmichael. His likely (scary) scenario sees the Australia public dudded with a half-built rail line...

Unveiled: Australia’s richest union

Imagine if there was a company which received millions of dollars in government grants each year, paid no tax as it held charitable status,...

Small biz wins as Greens up stakes on Business Council

It was a case of "I'll see you and I'll raise you". No sooner had the Business Council of Australia dealt its hand on...

Epic wealth creation and the Game of Mates

There is one class of people in Australia which transcends political parties, dominates the business world and is the key to getting rich. That...

Rising prices and rising power. Wotif Travel.com and Expedia paid tax?

"This is a huge market and no one knows how it all works except the mug operator who washes the linen, cleans the toilets...
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Minister still mum on Adani funding as mine’s prospects fade

It is yet another failure of our elected officials and public servants to be accountable to their voters and taxpayers, another sign that politicians...

Your Sunday roast, Pauline, brought to you by kosher ritual slaughter, not halal

Yesterday, at Senate estimate hearings, Pauline Hanson lobbed another grenade into the on-going halal beat-up. She claimed that cows were slaughtered "alive" under halal....

We should levy Facebook and Google to fund journalism – here’s how

Investigations into corporate tax avoidance led to tighter tax laws for Google and Facebook, adding almost a billion dollars to the federal budget this...