Opinion

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It is some years since such a classical work as Yvette Coppersmith's has won the Archibald. Hers is a most intelligent self-portrait in the very mannered style of George Lambert’s work.

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The changes announced in the latest federal budget could save members up to $3billion, but they don't tackle the problems of total disability insurance.

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Burnout is hard to diagnose, as it is not featured in the manual of mental disorders - so more understanding is needed to treat the condition.

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The most effective way to improve flu vaccination rates among health workers in high-risk clinical areas and aged care facilities is to make it mandatory.

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Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.

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The citizenship troubles that rocked the Labor Party this week are not all good news for the government, writes Rosalind Dixon.

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The High Court ruling this week with regards the eligibility of senator Katy Gal­lagher has severe implications for Australian politics.

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Politicians are gaming the system politicians when they pull good news forward and push bad news back, writes Richard Holden.

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The 2018 federal budget announced by Scott Morrison may be based on sound economics, but it is largely mundane in most areas.

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Don't be fooled by the figures from the NSW government – supply of public housing has not kept up with demand, writes Hal Pawson.

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