Opinion

John Piggott

Separating superannuation taxes from personal income tax makes tinkering with pension tax tempting for governments, writes John Piggott.

Shergold Peter

The greatest private, public and social benefits from higher education are achieved by increasing participation by lower socio-economic status students, writes Professor Peter Shergold.

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The most surprising part of the ABC documentary "I can change your mind" was Nick Minchin’s choice of experts: they were all duds who would only influence the gullible, writes Michael Ashley.

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Is it time for a truce between proponents of the differing perspectives of the Anzac legend, asks military historian Craig Stockings.

Michael Ashley

Scientists may not agree on the "balance" shown in a new ABC documentary on climate change, but giving a sceptic equal airtime to expose the weakness of their argument may not be such a bad thing, writes Michael Ashley.

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While Tupac’s performance at Coachella shows the potential of holographic-like technologies, there is much more exciting work being conducted by researchers, writes Paula Dawson.

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Europe is in a major bind. The only way to make Greece, Spain and Portugal competitive is to force major adjustments upon them, writes Ross Buckley.

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Intent on making her mark, Nicola Roxon is initiating many law reform processes, including long overdue changes to complaints against judges, writes George Williams.

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Well-directed assistance is economically effective and withdrawing it could be devastating, write Peter Whiteford, Bruce Bradbury and Gerry Redmond.

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Secrecy around investigations into contentious deaths involving police risks further entrenching distrust in the community, writes Rebecca Scott Bray.

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