Bernard KeaneOct 19, 20165 Comments
Restoring the ABCC should lead to improved safety in the construction industry, right? Except last time, it oversaw a rise in construction industry deaths.
Bernard KeaneOct 13, 20161 Comment
Estimates of the cost of cybercrime continue to vary wildly as cybersecurity companies hype the risks to customers.
Bernard KeaneOct 6, 201615 Comments
Invoking energy security at all costs is a recipe for gold-plating and higher power bills -- just ask the Productivity Commission.
Bernard KeaneSep 29, 20164 Comments
New data shows the mining sector at its lowest ebb since 2011 -- even though Tony Abbott promised "a second mining boom" if he repealed the carbon price and mining tax.
Bernard KeaneSep 28, 20163 Comments
While the Business Council has discovered yet another magical property of company tax cuts, its members are stiffing small business on invoice payments. And the BCA could fix it straight away.
Bernard KeaneSep 26, 20163 Comments
Media ownership law reform can't only be about how to protect diversity -- it must focus on the long-term viability of public interest journalism.
Sep 22, 201610 Comments
It's forgotten now, but when Wayne Swan rejected a Singaporean bid for the ASX in 2011, he ended up saving investors a bundle, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Bernard KeaneSep 13, 20162 Comments
A new survey shows the extent of harassment and ill-treatment of women in the tech sector, which is struggling to retain female employees.
Sep 9, 20163 Comments
An effective response to economic populism isn't likely to include berating workers and complaining about the need to slash spending while proposing tax cuts, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.
Sep 2, 20166 Comments
The US government is angered by the European Union acting as a "supranational tax authority" -- presumably because the US thinks only it can act as global corporate policeman, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.