Opinion

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The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.

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For many, an attempted hack on Australian political parties seems to have come out of the blue. But cyber measures targeting Australian government infrastructure are the 'new normal'.

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It's ineffective to use drug dogs at festivals and in public places because they're much more likely to catch small-time users than suppliers.

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Australia has a well-earned reputation as a mining nation. Now we're moving towards mining 'off world', on the Moon.

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Do regulators act in the public interest, or in the interest of those they are meant to regulate?

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For as little as $4 a day Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.

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There are things we can do, but the Economic Society's poll finds that not all of them are part of the traditional economists' toolkit.

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Research shows small financial incentives for doing maths homework can increase maths achievement. But this raises some tricky ethical questions.

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A study of more than 500,000 surveys shows university students demonstrate bias against women teachers, and particularly women from non-English speaking backgrounds.

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Don't pursue happiness as a goal. Instead make sure what you do from day to day provides a sense of meaning in life.

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