Opinion

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OPINION: Without higher standards of international accountability, banks will continue to see punishment for breaking the law as simply the price of doing business, warns Professor Justin O'Brien in The Conversation.

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OPINION: The Gillard government has achieved remarkable success steering legislation through a hung parliament. But the coming year may see opponents shift the battle to the High Court, writes Professor George Williams in the SMH.

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OPINION: A vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing for animal cruelty and the environment, writes Professor Mike Archer in The Conversation.

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OPINION: The so-called obesity epidemic is a more complex picture than the statistics would have us believe, writes Professor Jenny Stewart in The Canberra Times.

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OPINION: Innovation success comes to those who are persistent, writes the creator of 'green steel', Professor Veena Sahajwalla, in the Weekend Australian.

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OPINION: As satisfying as it may seem to announce that you’ll see your adversary in court, a good lawyer may be duty bound to tell you otherwise, writes Associate Professor Michael Legg.

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OPINION: The Federal Government must address the exploitative elements of people smuggling without wasting taxpayer money punishing the wrong people, writes Bassina Farbenblum.

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OPINION: Fiji's crackdown on sex workers only serves to jeopardise essential HIV prevention programs, write Karen McMillan and Associate Professor Heather Worth.

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OPINION: Thirty years on, Australia is still well positioned to take the lead in HIV prevention, writes Professor John de Wit.

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OPINION: It's Christmas - a time for giving. We can make a difference, but there are important points to consider before we open our wallets, writes Gina Anderson, from UNSW's Centre for Social Impact.

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