Opinion

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Government policy change to allow open banking will benefit Australian consumers by shifting control to the customer, writes Ross Buckley.

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New technology using digital DNA and satellite data could help save lives by predicting the route of airborne pollen, writes Nicholas Osborne.

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Australian laws fare poorly when it comes to religious liberty. The right way forward is to protect religious freedom in a law that also recognises other fundamental rights, writes George Williams.

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While research provides some evidence that lithium protects the brain from dementia, its potentially harmful effects to other organs needs to be studied before it is added to drinking water, writes Perminder Sachdev.

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Increasing the overall housing stock won't ensure an increase in availability of affordable housing. Governments need to need to have a much sharper policy focus on this issue, writes Hal Pawson.

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Despite the layers of discrimination faced by refugee women and girls, they are not just passive victims, write Linda Bartolomei and Eileen Pittaway.

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Australia continues to create jobs, but wages aren’t keeping up and policymakers are running out of options, writes Richard Holden.

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Screening prospective parents for genetic mutations allows them to make important decisions about the health of their future families.

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A positive outcome from the findings of The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory requires political will and leadership, write Sophie Russell and Chris Cuneen.

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What can we draw from the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey if only four out of five eligible Australians took part? Scott Sisson and Peter Baker crunch the numbers.

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