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UNSW ethicist Dr Bridget Haire says doctors working in immigration detention face tough ethical dilemmas and may find themselves unable to fulfill their professional obligations.

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A doctor who worked at the Christmas Island detention centre has told a UNSW forum there has been “no adequate response” to a 92-page letter detailing concerns about asylum seekers' health.

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The percentage of Australian teenagers choosing not to drink alcohol rose significantly in the ten years to 2010, new research shows.

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What really enables Australia to prosper is its insistence on combining the entrepreneur's right to “have a go” with the traditional egalitarian capacity for the “fair go”, argues Tim Harcourt. 

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