Opinion

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Learning life lessons and how the world works is more important to a child's growth and development than a sole focus on academic achievement, writes Louis Wang.

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There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience, writes Andrew Martin.

TPP

The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go, writes Elizabeth Thurbon.

housing

The problem is not just supply – action is needed on many fronts to address housing affordability, writes Hal Pawson.

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Investors in Snapchat's upcoming initial public offering could find themselves without voting power. Research shows these kind of share structures end badly, writes Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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The new minister for science Arthur Sinodinos has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors, writes Les Field.

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The vast majority of video game movie adaptions are commercial and critical failures. So with big budgets, dedicated fans and real talent involved, what's going wrong, asks Mark Humphery-Jenner.

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When does a reasonable concern about health tip over into illness anxiety, asks Jill Newby.

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The prospect of foreign hackers interfering with democracy is not just an American story. It could happen in Australia too, and we need to guard against it, writes Greg Austin.

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There are strong reasons to think Susan Kiefel's era as chief justice of the High Court will be “business as usual", writes Andrew Lynch.

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