Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most selfish of them all? Could it possibly be economics students? Jessica Tang investigates the roots of this popular stereotype.
We are drawing ever closer to May 18, the day when the nation’s voters will make their way to a polling booth, enjoy a snag in the name of democracy, and ultimately judge our political leaders on whether they should run the country the next three years. This individual judgment will be influenced by a […]
Immigration is an ever-present issue in the political debate. Discourse on immigration policy has still been dominated by the need to find a solution to the 950 refugees, currently stuck on offshoring processing centers. This issue is complicated by the need to counterbalance resettlement, whilst, preventing the practice of ‘people smuggling’. According to the UN, […]
How are Twitter and Spotify being used to infer economic decisions? Sarsha Crawley explores how big data about user emotions is leveraged from Twitter and Spotify to predict economic activity and consumer sentiment.
Chris McHenry breaks down how we can expect each party to treat the environment upon coming into power.
Labor Healthcare is a key pillar of the Australian Labour Party’s (ALP) election campaign. In particular, there is a focus on the quality of public hospitals, cancer services and preventive health measures. Labor’s healthcare policy pivots around the fundamental election promise of delivery of the Better Hospitals Fund over 2019-2025. Worth $2.8 billion, the package’s […]
Curious about what will happen to our welfare system depending on which party gets voted in? Nick Henderson breaks it down with a healthy dose of humour.
Jessica Tang breaks down and compares each major party’s promises for tax policy in the lead up to the election.