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When it comes to the federal government and the Senate, bluster has begotten bluster, writes Mark Rolfe.


The Productivity Commission has put UNSW research at the centre of its proposed childcare overhaul, adopting key principles from a Social Policy Research Centre submission in its review.

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International attention must focus on the civilians who are suffering on both sides of the Israeli Palestinian conflict, writes Anthony Billingsley.

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HIV/AIDS is “not yesterday’s issue; it is not a problem that has gone away”, HIV campaigner Lord Norman Fowler has told a UNSW audience, arguing that the epidemic needs to be raised higher on the global health agenda.

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Again and again Wicked Campers has flouted rulings against the intimidatory and misogynistic slogans on its vans for hire. We need a judgement with bite, writes Helen Pringle.

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The first trial to help determine whether deaf citizens should be allowed to serve as jurors will be conducted by UNSW researchers at the Parramatta Courts.

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Why is the Archibald Portrait Prize so popular, asks Prudence Gibson.

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On the eve of the International Conference on Japanese Language Education, convenor Chihiro Thomson discusses UNSW's Japanese Studies program, which enrols 1,000 students each year.

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Both Israeli and Palestinian families have been caught in a vicious cycle of violence and are paying an immeasurable price so Israel can have its illegal settlements, write Bassam Dally and Peter Slezak.

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Best known for producing football stars, Sydney's Matraville Sports High School is challenging stereotypes with the help of UNSW's centre for gifted education.