Opinion

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Grenfell Tower residents tragically got the world's attention only after a disastrous fire. So what would public housing residents in Australia say about their living conditions?

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Journal Impact Factors are unreliable and may be gamed. But they can still offer value, writes Merlin Crossley.

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The Treasurer's federal bank tax has fired the starting gun on a race-to-the-bottom of the worst kind among the states, writes Richard Holden.

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For a whole lot of workers in Australia, cutting a better pay deal is very hard, writes Richard Holden.

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Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite. Here's why, writes Andrew Brown. 

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To create urban environments that promote good health, we should start by engaging more closely with residents themselves, write Susan Thompson and Gregory Paine.  

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Claiming to act on behalf of a terrorist network is not enough to amount to terrorism, writes George Williams.

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Technology is rapidly changing the legal profession so lawyers need to focus on what they can provide that a machine cannot, writes Michael Legg. 

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A new bill gives the immigration minister unprecedented control over the process to acquire citizenship, writes Sangeetha Pillai.

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If former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is right, then the unmistakable implication is that the RBA should probably cut rates – perhaps twice – later this year, writes Richard Holden.

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