Infographic: Budget 2017 at a glance

"Above all this is an honest Budget. It is honest about our challenges and opportunities. 
It does not pretend to do things with money we do not have. It does not indulge simplistic solutions to what we know are complex problems. "
— Treasurer Scott Morrison

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How women historians smashed the glass ceiling

Earlier this year, I visited Federation University to partake in the ritual get-together of Australian historians: the Australian Historical Association annual conference. Each July, around 500 historians converge upon a nominated university, and spend a week sharing research, catching up with colleagues and drinking too much coffee.

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Boom and Bust: Where to Next For WA?

We are all familiar with the phrase 'don't put all your eggs in one basket', but for many years we thrived in spite of its warning. Industry, commerce, communities and indivduals thrived. Then the boom slowed. Now it has all but stopped and economists, academics and analysts from all over the country are picking at the carcas of the boom to understand how we can avoid making the same mistakes again. 

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