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12 March 14

If the Commission of Audit wants to paint the true picture it needs to subject tax deductions, rebates and exemptions to the same standard of scrutiny applied to other expenditures, writes Dale Boccabella. 

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12 March 14

The best way to protect people from alcohol-fuelled violence is to take a collaborative approach between communities and governments supported by research-based evidence, writes Anthony Shakeshaft. 

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12 March 14

An environment that’s supportive of good health and resilient to climate change is the right of all citizens. It makes sound economic, environmental, health and social sense, writes Susan Thompson. 

 

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12 March 14

Uganda's anti-homosexuality laws are not only incredibly regressive, they could have far-reaching health implications of grave concern to Australia and the world, writes Jed Horner.

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11 March 14

Britain's foremost "thinking soldier" and international expert on defence, General Sir Rupert Smith, will discuss war in the modern world and the unravelling of the Middle East Conflict at a UNSW Canberra public lecture. 

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11 March 14

The historical record shows that no party has a monopoly on human rights reform. It also shows that every government has, at some point, deserved criticism for breaching human rights, argues George Williams. 

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11 March 14

A review of the defence department is a herculean task and its success relies on challenging vested interests and institutional inertia by establishing an independent inquiry with a broad remit, writes Alan Dupont. 

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11 March 14

Ultimately the truth will emerge about why Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared and hopefully the causes of the tragedy will provide important lessons to make flying even safer, writes Jason Middleton.

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10 March 14

One neglected corner of the gender and work debate is that of female academics – the women who teach the new generation of leaders, produce valuable research and thought leadership, writes Renee Adams. 

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10 March 14

It is infantile for artists in the Biennale to pick on Trasnfield Holdings because of its contract to operate a detention centre on Manus Island if they ignore the central role the Australian government plays in directing the entire operation, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.

 

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