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Murray-Darling Basin in drought

Subsidised irrigators extracted up to 28 per cent more water than those who received no funds under a national Murray-Darling Basin irrigation efficiency program, a new study has found.

ISIS wives and children held in Syria

Dr Anthony Billingsley, Lecturer of International Relations from the UNSW School of Social Sciences, addresses the question of whether Australian Islamic State wives and their children should be brought home from Syria.

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The new visa allowing migrant parents to bring their own parents to Australia to provide childcare support has dangers for families, write Angela Kintominas and Myra Hamilton. 

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The arrival in Australia of our future king, Prince William, reminds us of our failure to assert our full powers of self-government, writes UNSW Professor George Williams.