Opinion

Malaysia Sydney

Migrants can no longer afford to live in the ‘gateway’ suburbs that once helped them to leave the ranks of the ‘disadvantaged’ and feel at home in their new country. 

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Managers are advised to be decisive. But sometimes the best thing to do is nothing, writes Jenny Stewart.

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There's a budget imperative most observers have taken their eye off: the fiscal fallout from an ageing population, writes John Piggott.

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Electrical brain stimulation is used to treat a range of conditions, from depression to epilepsy. But how confident are we that it works, ask Martin Héroux, Colleen Loo and Simon Gandevia.

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A decade after the first coordinated cyber attack, the players might be the same, but cyber operations have changed dramatically, writes Tom Sear.

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An innovative nation needs to maintain support for university laboratories, writes Ian Jacobs.

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Universities need to revitalise the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake, writes Merlin Crossley.

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We may have finally said goodbye to the destructive personal attacks of the past and moved on to figuring out what the Hobbit really is, writes Darren Curnoe.

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In striking out Bob Day's eligibility as a senator, the High Court has widened the grounds on which other members may be removed from Parliament, writes George Williams. 

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Like Australia, China traditionally commemorates those who served in war in April each year, and increasingly they do it via social media, writes Tom Sear.

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