Opinion

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The current review of the Federal Privacy Act could be the beginning of a process to obtain fairer privacy practices for consumers. But any reforms from this review will be a long time coming.

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Christine Holgate's demise over luxury watches shows public-sector norms and private-sector competition don't mix well.

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Investigations and inquests that follow a death in custody can offer insight into what happened. But much work is still needed to make these processes transparent and effective.

Indonesian workers replacing electricity poles in a flood zone

A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the federal government has overlooked the national security threats of climate change.

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UNSW researchers have used mathematical simulations of waiting in line, known as stochastic queue network models, to model the process of running a vaccination clinic.

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Failing to address skyrocketing housing prices risks the future of young Australians and the financial system.

See, no crying or big needles, just a person of colour showing off his plaster

Our well-meaning efforts to use images to help demystify the vaccination process or share our pride in getting a COVID vaccine can backfire.

Michaelia Cash and Scott Morrison

The government's response to Kate Jenkins' landmark report on sexual harassment in the workplace includes several positive measures. On the whole, however, it doesn't go far enough.

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We need to stop relying on small GP clinics and urgently move towards using mass vaccination hubs like stadiums, schools and parks.

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The grisly discovery of a disembodied foot on a NSW beach was a tragic twist in the mystery of missing woman Melissa Caddick. Such tragedies can also reveal hidden currents connecting the planet.

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