Opinion

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Australia needs laws for the investigation and prosecution of terrorism. However, we should not retain ineffective legislation that has been discredited overseas, writes George Williams.

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If we want market forces to work for us, rather than against us, we may need to start exercising a bit more policy creativity, writes Jenny Stewart.

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The world’s most vulnerable people continue to face massive health challenges, writes Heather Worth.

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The allegations that another London-based bank has systematically evaded sanctions imposed on Iran are anything but standard, making the terms of settlement difficult to foresee, writes Justin O'Brien.

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What's been largely lost in the heated debate over fee deregulation is the urgency of the financial situation facing our universities, writes Vice-Chancellor Professor Fred Hilmer.

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Confronted with poor productivity growth and middling economic performance, it’s time for Australia’s managers to step up their game and skill up, writes Rosemary Howard.

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Rules on litigation funders have focused on quantity rather than quality in seeking to attract them to Australian courts, write Michael Legg and Nicholas Mavrakis.

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The NSW government's discussion paper has raised important issues and the Council of Deans of Education will collaborate to improve teaching quality, write Peter Aubusson and Chris Davison.

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The prospective approval for London-based LCH Clearnet to break the ASX’s monopoly on clearing house activities is great news for investors and brokers alike, writes Peter Swan.

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States should generate more revenue from the GST in order to support reforms in education and the NDIS, writes George Williams.

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