Opinion

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Here are five books to help you understand what’s happening in Ukraine and Russia, from a must-read history of Ukraine to insights into the Russian soul.

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The latest report on sexual harassment and assault at universities found students don’t have confidence in reporting processes. Australian universities need an external regulator to oversee these.

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Reports of cuts to NDIS packages have been confirmed with an average drop of 4 per cent across participants.

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In 1922-23, Billy Hughes’ Nationalist Party brokered a deal with the Country Party to form government – but only on condition Hughes was no longer prime minister. It’s possible this could play out again.

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These three common surgeries have been found to be of little to no benefit, but thousands are still performed every year.

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Shrinking satellites are making it cheaper and more accessible to do science in space.

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Explicitly intended for a broad, educated audience, Guilty Pigs is an accessible work that reveals there is almost no aspect of the law that does not touch on the lives of nonhuman animals.

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The future of Australia’s space efforts will hinge on coordination between defence, industry and universities.

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Because bias is learned from a very early age, reading and learning about diverse experiences cannot start too soon. Here are five Australian picture books that centre on queer stories.

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If you’ve had a skin cancer check lately, you might have been told to consider adding a daily vitamin B3 pill to your skin safety regime.

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