Features by Stuart Cohen
Posted In: carbon tax
Australia's parliament recently approved a law for taxing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Australian parliament introduced a plan to put a price tag on greenhouse gas emissions. Are other countries, especially the U.S., likely to follow suit?
While the global recession hit many countries hard, thus far Australia has escaped much of the financial chaos. But now its one dimensional job market may be its downfall.
Posted In: Entertainment
Embattled News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch's empire began with a single newspaper in Australia. As his holdings in the UK come under fire, we take a look at how that one paper turned into a business spanning continents.
Posted In: Environment
Australia's newly proposed carbon tax would be one of the most ambitious carbon plans outside of the European Union. But with the world's biggest polluters unwilling to cap their greenhouse gas emissions, many Australians are rallying against the proposed tax.
Fears mount that consumers could be on the losing end should the five cent coin be abolished in Australia.
The world's largest publicly traded tobacco company says an Australian proposal requiring cigarettes to be sold in plain packages may be illegal according to international trade rules.
Posted In: Law
On Australia's popular beaches, the word "lifeguard" is everywhere -- on t-shirts, swimsuits, and actual lifesaving equipment -- and now a group of lifeguards says it controls the trademark rights to the word.