Business and government

DFAT Fellowship enhances Pacific policymakers’ leadership in finance and the digital economy

The 2023 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Fellowship for Pacific Policymakers was held from 30 October to 17 November as part of DFAT’s prestigious Australian Awards Fellowships. Funded by the Australian Government for emerging and established leaders, the Fellowships focus on fostering networks of influence and leadership in Australia’s partner countries. The Fellowships […]
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Devil in the detail — What corporations aren’t disclosing about their C02 emissions

A new study finds most corporations don't report the full scope of their carbon footprint with many claiming to be ‘green’.
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16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Griffith welcomes CBA staff – First to embark on financial micro-credentials 

Five hundred Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)employees are the first to embark on a Griffith University upskilling program, helping the banking industry to detect and disrupt organised crime. Griffith’s micro-credentials program sets a new national standard in the training of Australian financial crime specialists and will be delivered to five cohorts over three years with […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Griffith Tax Clinic celebrates three years of helping the community

The Griffith Tax Clinic has celebrated three years of providing free assistance to the community. The clinic allows Griffith University students under supervision to provide much-needed assistance to locals in helping them complete their tax returns, as well as negotiate with the Tax Office on their behalf. In its first three years of operation, the […]
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Business and government

Griffith University and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia partner to combat financial crime

A new academy focused on tackling financial crime will be formed under a partnership agreement between Griffith University and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). Building on CBA’s existing capability to combat financial crime and Griffith University’s considerable expertise in business and accounting structures, criminology and cyber security technologies, the Academy will offer financial crime […]
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Business and government

Inclusive Growth Hub targets inequality in the Asia Pacific

The Asia-Pacific region is often characterised by high levels of inequality with large disparities commonly found across multiple indicators such as income, gender, health care, or education. These gaps represent significant economic, social, and political challenges and are a major concern for governments across the region. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated inequalities in the region, […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Eureka! Prize nominations for Griffith academics

Two finalists from Griffith University have been announced as nominees in the prestigious 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Tax tweaks needed to fast-charge EV take-up

74 per cent of Norway’s new cars are electric. Australia? Just 0.7 percent.
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Griffith Asia Institute supports APEC policy dialogue on the role of central bank digital currencies in financial Inclusion

The term ‘central bank digital currency’ or CBDC is an over-arching phrase currently used to describe a wide variety of potential future digital currencies. A unifying definition of a CBDC is not straightforward because it can be designed to deliver multiple functions and purposes. The potential implementation of a CBDC is currently being explored, to […]
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Business and government

Budget 2022-23: Griffith experts available to comment

Griffith University experts can offer insight and analysis on all aspects of the 2022-23 federal budget.
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Arts Education Law

Student mobility rebounds with New Colombo funding

Griffith students will finally return to the Indo-Pacific after COVID-19 forced New Colombo Plan Mobility Program internships and exchanges online for two years.
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Architecture, construction and planning

2021 Vice Chancellor’s Gala Award winners celebrated

Griffith has recognised its best and brightest researchers, professional and support staff plus teaching excellence at a gala event in Brisbane.
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Business and government

University Challenge winner planning to help people

A Griffith student making a mid-life career change to study financial planning has been named the joint winner of the 2021 AMP University Challenge.
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Business and government

Researchers investigate sustainable and social economic development in Bangladesh

Two books have been launched at Griffith University, Australia on 14 October 2021. Editors of the volumes include: Dr Moazzem Hossain, former Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (SMR) Professorial Fellow of the University of Hull, UK and an Adjunct AP of Griffith University, Australia; Dr QK Ahmad, Chairman, Dhaka School of Economics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh; and Dr […]
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Business and government

Women in Finance and Economics Scholarships awarded

Financial planning students have been awarded $85,000 in tuition fee scholarships for women entering, re-entering and pursuing leadership roles across financial services.
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COVID-19

Financial advisers: the hidden frontline in a crisis

Frontline support is one of the unacknowledged roles that financial planners play.
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Architecture, construction and planning

Experts say everyone needed to battle climate change

From baristas to barristers, Griffith University experts insist it will require the efforts of people from all walks of life to fight climate change.
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Business and government

Grant ensures free Griffith Tax Clinic continues

Griffith University has been awarded $100,000 to continue a popular free community tax service in time for the end of the 2020-21 Financial Year.
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