Opinion

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Australia’s skilled migration system has helped attract many skilled workers from overseas but we risk wasting their skills, writes Massimiliano Tani.

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The constitutional text on dual citizenship that has proved so significant more than a century later, was a last minute change that was drafted in private and accepted out of weariness, writes Hal Colebatch.

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Malcolm Turnbull's suggestion that "too many kids do law" has merit, writes Rosalind Dixon.

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Failure is part of the human condition and an important life skill that builds resilience. It is important to understand how to learn from it, writes Ray Steinwall.
 

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There is understandable frustration and despair among patients and their families that rare cancers have not received the funding and attention of more high-profile cancers, writes Darren Saunders.

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As the casualties mount from Australia’s dual citizenship crisis, the focus remains on our leaders’ political fortunes. What is missing is an appreciation of the broader impact, writes George Williams.

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Senior Australian water scientists and economists, including UNSW's Richard Kingsford, have called for urgent action to save the Murray-Darling Basin in a joint Declaration launched today.

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The big story about the Australian Electoral Commission’s annual release of political donations disclosures is how little they really tell us, writes Lindy Edwards.

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With 2018 likely to see US and Australian interest rates diverge, Australian investors are on the lookout for nascent signs of inflation, writes Richard Holden.

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The scientific world is fascinated by the gene editing technique CRISPR but we must seriously consider the ethics of changing genes, writes Merlin Crossley. 

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