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Australian Financial Review

Is a financial newspaper published by the Fairfax press in Sydney since 1951. It was established as a weekly but converted to a bi-weekly in 1961 and a daily in ...

Australian Financial Review

Australian Financial Review   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
101 words

... Financial Review is a financial newspaper published by the Fairfax press in Sydney since 1951 . It was established as a weekly but converted to a bi-weekly in 1961 and a daily in 1963 . The Australian Financial Times , published by Packer 's Consolidated Press, was a brief competitor, running for less than 12 months in 1961–62 . Although it was a specialist business paper, the Financial Review developed a wider readership as a result of its substantial neutral coverage of politics and informed criticism of government economic policy in the...

Australian Financial Review

Australian Financial Review  

Is a financial newspaper published by the Fairfax press in Sydney since 1951. It was established as a weekly but converted to a bi-weekly in 1961 and a daily in ...
12 The Economics of Print

12 The Economics of Print   Reference library

Alexis Weedon

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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7,076 words
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Oxford University Press
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...trade and financial services. In the publishing industry, trade to the empire was strongest during periods of colonial expansion. Customs figures for the declared value of book exports indicate that there was a strong early market in India from the 1820s to the 1840s ( see 39 ). In the early 1850s , however, Australia became a significant consumer of British books: by 1868 the weight of books being shipped to Australia was five times greater than the weight to India ( see 44 ). The export trade suffered reversals in the Australian financial crises of...

Davis Review

Davis Review  

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One of two reviews commissioned in 2003 in response to the HIH royal commission recommendations. The review into financial system guarantees considered the merits of introducing a limited explicit ...
Reform of Court: further reflections

Reform of Court: further reflections  

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Law
Special leave to appeal is an area where reform should be considered. Applications are steadily increasing. In the financial year 1999/2000, the Court decided 387 applications and refused 321 of ...
natural justice

natural justice  

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Law
Rules of fair play, originally developed by the courts of equity to control the decisions of inferior courts and then gradually extended (particularly in the 20th century) to apply equally to the ...
lease

lease  

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A contract giving the right to use land or buildings for a set period, in return for payment of ground rent to the landlord. The rent payable may be fixed, or subject to periodic review. Leases may ...
regulation

regulation  

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pl. n. explicit rules to govern behaviour that are enforced by specified institutions or agencies. Where regulations are breached, the relevant regulatory authority can impose sanctions. Regulations ...
D. H. Lawrence

D. H. Lawrence  

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(1885–1930)British novelist and poet.Lawrence was born in the coalmining village of Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, the fourth child of a miner and a schoolteacher. The conflict between his coarse violent ...
virtue

virtue   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2020
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94 words

... 1374 by Chaucer in Troilus and Criseyde . 2002 Australian Financial Review Making in the best manner a virtue out of a necessity he went native with great of easy virtue : see easy . ...

Defence Coordination, Department of

Defence Coordination, Department of   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

...it was to coordinate. Its responsibilities included defence policy; administrative, financial and works coordination and review; administration of the National Security Act and Regulations and maintenance of the Commonwealth War Book ; and civil defence issues. With the Prime Minister holding the portfolio, the department was the central component of the machinery for the higher direction of the war, providing the secretariat for the War Cabinet ( see Australian War Cabinet ), the Defence Committee and the Chiefs of Staff Committee. Its...

Month

Month   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
160 words

...of Australian philistinism and the creation of a national literature based on the highest standards of European excellence. Among his own contributions to the Month was a series of nine travel essays titled ‘Sydney and Its Suburbs’. Much of the magazine's material was not particularly Australian in character, although it did offer reviews of Australian books and occasional serials on bush life; its highlight was the series ‘The World of Books’. Under Moore's editorship, the Month became less substantial as a literary journal and perished through financial...

Summers, Anne

Summers, Anne (1945– )   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
306 words

...liberation movement. Political correspondent of the Australian Financial Review , she became the first woman president of the national press gallery in 1982 and won the Walkley Award for journalism in 1976 for her report on conditions in prisons in NSW. Her polemical book Damned Whores and God's Police: The Colonization of Women in Australia ( 1975 , updated 1993 with a reassessment of the achievements of the women's movement), is an attempt to begin the process of reanalysing Australian society and history and to suggest a new framework ‘in the...

CBCA

CBCA   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
215 words

...Books, and the Crichton Award for Children’s Book Illustration. The CBCA Awards Foundation raises funding to give winners a financial reward, as well as the prestige of a win, shortlisting, or inclusion in the Notable Books list for that year. Each state of Australia has its own Branch and Sub-branches, and responsibility for the organization, under the direction of the National Board, is rotated through the states. The Australian Capital Territory Branch financially supports the Lu Rees Archives, and the New South Wales Branch awards the Lady Cutler Award...

Scratchley, Major-General Sir Peter Henry

Scratchley, Major-General Sir Peter Henry (24 August 1835–2 December 1885)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009

...for the Manufacturing Department at the War Office, a position he held for 12 years. In 1874 , newly promoted lieutenant-colonel, he was appointed to assist Sir William Jervois in reviewing the defences of the Australian colonies. Jervois became Governor of South Australia in 1878 , and the following year Scratchley was appointed Commissioner of Defences of all the Australian colonies and New Zealand. Scratchley believed in the protection that British seapower could afford the colonies, and he rejected costly schemes to raise large local forces, preferring...

Turner, Henry Gyles

Turner, Henry Gyles (1831–1920)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
219 words

...of the Commercial Bank of Australia from 1870 he achieved wealth and prestige. The bank took full advantage of the borrowing and lending opportunities in the boom of the 1880s, and was hit hard in the subsequent crash, when Turner was president of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce; it suspended trade in 1893 and was slowly reconstructed until his retirement in 1901 . Turner was a leading member of the Unitarian Church (his sister Martha was minister of the Melbourne congregation), a founder of the Melbourne Review , and with Alexander...

Financial Turbulence and Crisis

Financial Turbulence and Crisis   Reference library

Caner Bakir, Sinan Akgunay, and Mehmet Kerem Coban

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
10,056 words
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...recessions (pp. 3–20). Australian National University Press. Thiemann, M. (2014). In the shadow of Basel: How competitive politics bred the crisis. Review of International Political Economy , 21 (6), 1203–1239. Tooze, A. (2018). Crashed: How a decade of financial crises changed the world . Viking. Tooze, A. (2020, April 14). How coronavirus almost brought down the global financial system . Guardian . Notes 1. Implied volatility is a forward-looking approach for modeling the estimated volatility of a financial asset within a specified...

Banking

Banking   Reference library

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,200 words

...Malcolm (2001), ‘Banking regulation and market forces in Australia’, International Review of Financial Analysis 10...

Australia Council

Australia Council   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
559 words

...political considerations; and ‘peer review’, in which policy decisions and grants selections are made by fellow artists and community representatives of those being assessed. The ‘peer review’ principle has been both supported and criticised; those who object to it point to the possibility of ‘cronyism’. Broadly the Council's functions are to promote excellence in the arts in Australia, to promote the appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of the arts among Australians, to foster the expression of a national Australian identity by means of the arts and to...

OECD

OECD   Reference library

Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
383 words

...of the world economy. Unlike the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund, however, the OECD does not dispense money. Its primary contribution to these aims is through individual country surveys, reviews of member states' domestic growth, and developing reliable sources of comparable statistical, economic and social data. Lacking any executive or financial mechanisms of enforcement, the organisation relies on persuasion and consensus among member‐states in achieving these aims. The OECD's decision making body, the Council, is made up of permanent...

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