Opinion

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In the midst of the Trump era, the timeliness of Belvoir's latest production shouldn’t be understated, writes Bryoni Trezise.

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New claims that humans evolved in Europe rather than Africa need to be treated with a good deal of caution, writes Darren Curnoe.

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As 300 Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders gather at Uluru, Harry Hobbs explains the role of this First Nations Convention in the process of constitutional reform.

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If there is one thing our politicians agree on, it is that Australia's federal system is broken, writes George Williams.

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The 1967 referendum fell far short in giving people what they thought they were voting for, and in giving Aboriginal people what they wanted from it, write Gabrielle Appleby and Gemma McKinnon. 

tax

When Q&A host Tony Jones asked if wealthy people should pay more tax, the AiGroup’s Innes Willox said that Australia already has one of the highest progressive tax rates in the developed world. Is that true?

salary

Investor loans continue to rise, unemployment ticks down, wages growth remains distressingly low and consumers are unconvinced the budget will improve their financial situation, writes Richard Holden.

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Housing problems are multidimensional and extend well beyond our capital cities, write Chris Martin and Laurence Troy.

doctor

More of us are labelled as sick with the constantly changing diagnostic cut-offs for diseases. Now an international expert panel has drafted a list of things to consider before setting new thresholds, write Ray Moynihan and Rita Horvath.

steroid use

There is an urgent need to reconsider steroid use as a public health issue as opposed to a criminal justice concern, write Katinka van de Ven and Renee Zahnow.

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