Opinion

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Even healthy, well-adjusted veterans struggle with the transition from military to civilian life.

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Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.

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Without greater urgency on vaccinations, Australia's full economic recovery is still at least nine months away.

scott morrison

Our prime minister, and many other politicians, appear to not understand the problem with the treatment of women. Here are three problems and three solutions.

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In any given year, there's a 1% chance of a 'once in a century' flood. But that doesn't mean they can't happen more than once in quick succession.

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There has been widespread conjecture about the allegation against Christian Porter, but the court considering his claim that he was defamed by the ABC will have very specific questions to consider.

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The media often reflects personal and professional biases and community misunderstandings about trauma.

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It's not too late for Australia to repair our vaccine strategy, though we will never make up for the months lost.

Regrowth after bushfires

Community scientists have been photographing animals and plants in the months after the Black Summer fires. Each observation is a story of survival against the odds, or of tragedy.

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

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