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26 October 2022
Energy

Explaining Australia’s energy prices and government intervention

Professor Joel Gilmour explains the primary drivers of wholesale energy prices: building new generation, supply and demand, and the cost of existing generation have combined to increase household energy prices to unprecedented levels. How can the Albanese government intervene?

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9 June 2021
Tiny House

Australia’s big interest in tiny houses

Despite early forecasts of a COVID-19-driven slump, house prices are now surging in many parts of Australia. This is further widening the gap between the housing “haves” and “have-nots”, and we are seeing related rises in housing stress, rental insecurity and homelessness. In Australia and elsewhere a movement has emerged that supports tiny house living as an important response to the housing affordability crisis.

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5 April 2022
Queensland

The polls look grim for the Coalition. Will Queensland buck the trend again?

Awaiting the official start of the 2022 campaign, published polls show Labor is comfortably ahead of the government. Pundits agree this year’s election is Albanese’s to lose, but predictions range along a spectrum from a Labor landslide to a narrow win, to a finely balanced hung parliament.

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1 February 2022

SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities

Inequalities, based on issues such as gender, disability, age, race, income and opportunity, persist across the world — both within and between countries. Beyond the very real impacts that inequalities have on people’s day to day lives, they limit social and economic development, and reduce our ability to effectively address global crises. 

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15 June 2018

Housing, environment and regions see polarising results in 2018 Qld Budget

Changes to the housing portfolio will make some very unhappy and a few will celebrate - but many won’t be affected, says Dr Tony Matthews.

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8 May 2018
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21 February 2024
Man checking a long receipt

Reforming the Australian grocery market

The Australian grocery market, dominated by Coles and Woolworths, faces scrutiny over pricing, competition, and innovation. Griffith University's Graeme Hughes says reforms emphasising transparency, competition, and consumer empowerment are essential for its future.

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29 March 2023

Navigating Artificial Intelligence with Toby Walsh

In this instalment of Griffith University’s Better Future for All series, journalist Kerry O’Brien explores the future and impact of AI with leading global thinker Professor Toby Walsh.

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31 August 2022

What can unions and the Albanese government offer each other at the jobs summit?

The Jobs and Skills Summit will attempt to lay the groundwork for several years of policy development. The unions and the government will both look for co-operation from the other over the long haul.

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