Opinion

George

The print media doesn't have a higher claim to freedom of speech than radio and television, which suggests that News Limited's challenge to new print media regulation has little chance of success, writes George Williams.

Shakeshaft

We will continue to live with ongoing alcohol-related violence unless we reduce alcohol availability, ban alcohol advertising and increase its price, argues Anthony Shakeshaft.

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Let's outsource training to computer screens and concentrate on mentoring - putting the really important face-to-face time with teachers to much more effective use, write Woodie Flowers and Dror Ben-Naim.

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Today's standard lecture, as a knowledge delivery model, is a legacy of our pre-digital past. Why persist with them when technology provides better tools, asks Dror Ben-Naim.

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Giving students hands on experience through a virtual world is the next big step in education, writes Dror Ben-Naim.

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Attorney-General Nicola Roxon will soon appoint two new justices to the High Court, and we should expect the unexpected, writes Andrew Lynch.

Harcourt

A recent guided tour through Colombia’s business community demonstrates that the place has much more to offer Australia than drug violence, but getting the word out is a challenge, writes Tim Harcourt.

Emerson

Like dancing and singing, humour is another means for pollies to connect with the people although, like explosives, it can be difficult to handle, writes Mark Rolfe.

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The High Court's decision in Williams v Commonwealth, the school chaplains' case, defies a quick fix, writes Andrew Lynch.

Justin

The fact that Barclays' misconduct was reported to the bank’s compliance department but ignored suggests an amoral culture within the bank, writes Justin O'Brien.

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