Opinion

07265 A Lynch thumb

It is disappointing that the importance of maintaining a healthy federal judiciary is not reflected in the current bills before parliament, writes Andrew Lynch.

Justin O'Brien thumb

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has secured a major victory in its battle to enforce the efficacy of the continuous disclosure regime as well as its standing as a model litigant, writes Justin O'Brien.

Space1

Now that NASA has stopped funding Australia for near-Earth asteroid research, we’ll watch on as the rest of the world takes the next step in space exploration, writes Duncan Steele.

Zumbo Frank

There is an alternative to going to court, with the introduction of Small Business Commissioners, who resolve disputes with little or no involvement from lawyers, writes Frank Zumbo.

Wodak Alex

We should wish drug law enforcement every success while recognising that such endeavours are futile, writes Alex Wodak.

John Piggott

Separating superannuation taxes from personal income tax makes tinkering with pension tax tempting for governments, writes John Piggott.

Shergold Peter

The greatest private, public and social benefits from higher education are achieved by increasing participation by lower socio-economic status students, writes Professor Peter Shergold.

Michael Ashley 0

The most surprising part of the ABC documentary "I can change your mind" was Nick Minchin’s choice of experts: they were all duds who would only influence the gullible, writes Michael Ashley.

Anzac

Is it time for a truce between proponents of the differing perspectives of the Anzac legend, asks military historian Craig Stockings.

Michael Ashley

Scientists may not agree on the "balance" shown in a new ABC documentary on climate change, but giving a sceptic equal airtime to expose the weakness of their argument may not be such a bad thing, writes Michael Ashley.

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