Events February 2019

21
Feb
2019

Mapping in ArcGIS Pro (GIS100)

Learn to create well-designed maps at a variety of scales.
 
21
Feb
2019

Upcoming CartoGIS training

CartoGIS Services is hosting a number of training programs for academic staff and higher degree research students this semester.
 
26
Feb
2019

Taxing the return to savings: how does the Australian tax system compare with 'best practice'?

Dr Peter Varela

The paper, based on a forthcoming TTPI report, identifies best practice approaches to taxing savings, as identified by economists and public policy experts. It then compares these to the existing design of the Australian tax system.

26
Feb
2019

Why and how Mexico said no to shale gas development and Australia said yes? The implications and challenges moving forward

José Alberto Hernández Ibarzába
Mexico and Australia have, respectively, the sixth and seventh unproved technically recoverable wet shale gas resources. Thus, what happens with these resources matters for their societies. It is also relevant for regional trade. And from a global perspective considering the impact of shale resources development on global warming. Whereas Mexico has stopped fracking, Australia is poised for large scale development of shale gas. Why and how, and the implications and challenges, to be presented.
26
Feb
2019

Restoring confidence in consumer financial protection regulation in Australia: a Sisyphean task?

Andrew Schmulow, University of Wollongong

Consumer financial protection and the integrity of the financial system are critical to the Australian economy. This is especially the case in an environment where financial products have become more complex and difficult for consumers to understand.

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