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Foreign investment in Australian agricultural land and agribusiness

Foreign investment in Australian agricultural land and agribusiness | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

This Liberal and National coalition discussion paper argues that the thresholds and guidelines regarding foreign investment in the general business sector are not necessarily the right settings for the agricultural sector.

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Globalisation, the global financial crisis and the reinvention of the state

Globalisation, the global financial crisis and the reinvention of the state | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Effect of the global financial crisis on globalisation - lessons learned - Washington Consensus - internationalisation - imperialism - US subprime mortgage crisis - regulatory, corporate governance and risk management failures - Financial Stability Board - role of the State - Bretton Woods Agreement. Deakin access only

 

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The dirty business of coal in NSW

The dirty business of coal in NSW | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Coal is dirty business in New South Wales. Coal campaigners and locals residents whose homes are perched near or above the states' coal reserves know first-hand how difficult it is to resist the spread of coal and coal seam gas developments across rural and urban centres. Deakin access only.

 

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A toxic mess: vested interests and the real estate industry

A toxic mess: vested interests and the real estate industry | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Conflicts of interest undermine the quality of advice and policy. It is critical to the functioning of markets and government that parties involved are free of conflicts, especially monetary ones.

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Private land is an important piece of the conservation jigsaw

Private land is an important piece of the conservation jigsaw | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

There is general agreement that the Commonwealth and state governments lack the commitment, and hence funding, to preserve Australia’s biodiversity.

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Bretton Woods monetary agreement, examined in a new Book

Bretton Woods monetary agreement, examined in a new Book | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

In a new book, Benn Steil describes in detail the intellectual back-and-forth that played out in 1944 at the Bretton Woods monetary conference.

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Back to the future 2 : let's invest in our city

Back to the future 2 : let's invest in our city | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Land, labour, capital and enterprise are the key factors of production. In Victoria, land is abundant and the value of our capital (buildings, machinery, intangible assets etc) is almost $1 trillion. However, the value of our human capital is much greater, and is worth closer to $2 trillion. Deakin access only

 

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Australia needs to talk about foreign ownership of rural land

Australia needs to talk about foreign ownership of rural land | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Australia needs to have a deeper debate on how to treat foreign state-owned buyers of farms and rural businesses, New England independent Tony Windsor has told The Australian Financial Review.

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Farms and finance: Barnaby may not like Cubbie sale, but our agriculture is out for tender

Farms and finance: Barnaby may not like Cubbie sale, but our agriculture is out for tender | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

Until the recent bid from a Chinese-Japanese consortium Shandong RuYi for megafarm Cubbie Station, it appeared the property would limp along under locally-based administration....

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Podcast: Compulsory land acquisition - Law Report - ABC Radio National

Podcast: Compulsory land acquisition - Law Report - ABC Radio National | PRE Draft | Scoop.it

We think of our home as our castle. But if government wants to build a road, a railway line, a desalination plant or anything else, they can take your home, there's no question!

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