policy

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Some media commentators are blaming the bizarre make-up of the Senate on uninformed voters, but new research paints a more complex and reassuring picture of the undecided voter, writes Edwina Throsby. 

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Stable investment in research and development is vital to Australia's economic future, yet only the Greens so far have released a dedicated policy, writes Merlin Crossley.

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Law enforcement still accounts for the lion's share of governments' spending on illicit drugs, according to the first comprehensive review in a decade.

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The establishment of DisabilityCare will activate latent demand, and policy makers will need to be realistic about how they manage the problem, writes Gary Sturgess.

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