Opinion

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The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.

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Creating new materials from waste products is essential if we’re to solve the global recycling, waste and emissions crisis.

Prima Facie Suzie Miller

Written by a former lawyer, a new play presents a forceful critique of the Australian legal system's treatment of sexual assault.

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Many universities were built in the 1960s and 1970s and the government isn't providing funds to maintain them.

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A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.

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Indigenous procurement policies are kicking goals, but who for?

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Immigration is neither the problem nor solution in many areas where Australia is off-track, from government debt to environmental action.

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Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.

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You could compare election opinion polls to penalty shoot-outs at a World Cup final: there’s huge pressure to get it right and we remember the big misses most of all.

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When you think of steroid users, it's likely you picture a male in the gym with huge muscles. But all sorts of people use steroids for all sorts of reasons.

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