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Australia’s immigration: just the facts

Australia’s immigration: just the facts

Some basic data on overseas-born Australians shows they're healthier, older and better educated than locally-born Australians.

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

Is it time for Australian states to step up on asylum seeker support?

The cruelty of the federal government's immigration services is well-established, but what's happening in the states and territories? This is the focus of a new report out today.

Jobs data shows how heavily we’re relying on health and education

Jobs data shows how heavily we’re relying on health and education

Healthcare and education provided much of the strong jobs growth in 2017, but it's slowed right down this year. Will we see a permanent transition away from these key sectors?

The female workforce revolution is finally arriving

The female workforce revolution is finally arriving

Unusually, the Turnbull government has presided over policies that have driven strong growth in female employment. We should get used to it.

Who’s really to thank for our jobs boom?

Who’s really to thank for our jobs boom?

The strong jobs growth under Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison is due to the government's health and education spending, and low interest rates, not a buoyant private sector.

Business Council tactics come straight from Republican playbook

Business Council tactics come straight from Republican playbook

The Business Council is taking its cue from Republicans in wanting unfunded company tax cuts to be paid for by ordinary Australians through health and education cuts.

What the American net neutrality decision means for Australia

What the American net neutrality decision means for Australia

Ajit Pai's destruction of net neutrality has ramifications beyond the American economy into the realm of human rights.

Will marriage equality lead to defunded private schools?

Will marriage equality lead to defunded private schools?

With marriage equality set to pass the house of representatives today, what, if anything, will change about religious schooling?

Five key areas show we need to put social cohesion before economic growth

Five key areas show we need to put social cohesion before economic growth

The breakup of social solidarity is evident in key policy areas.

When banks stopped educating and started manipulating Australian kids

When banks stopped educating and started manipulating Australian kids

CBA teaching schoolyards about credit could be leading generations of Australians to financial illiteracy writes Douglas Ross.