Opinion

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It is thought that it doesn't help much to cut official interest rates toward or beyond zero, and maybe it doesn't, but new research suggests the answer has a lot to do with the housing market.

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As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.

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A new book charts the growth in awareness of modernist women artists in Australia.

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R U OK Day encourages all of us to check in with others to see if they’re OK. But what's the best action if someone responds negatively?

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We are getting closer to being able to apply private sector rigour to the examination of public sector projects with social benefits.

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The 2017 Universities Australia Student Finances Survey reveals many Australian students are facing financial challenges.

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Accessing the right information in a timely manner is essential, but difficult for newly arrived refugees. Information varies, plus there are language barriers and geographical complications.

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Problems with section 44 of the Constitution have absorbed a great deal of time, money and energy over the past year – politicians should now work towards genuine reform.

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GDP figures released this week showed the nation has experienced a growth spurt - but will it last?

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The pension age won't climb to 70 after all. What was the original idea all about?
 

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