Opinion

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Leaving aside leadership questions, there is no doubt the cost of living will be the key issue in the federal election, writes Frank Zumbo.

Domestic violence

Australia is at the forefront of a wholly new approach to dealing with the impacts of domestic violence, write Inara Walden and Ludo McFerran of the Safe at Home, Safe at Work Project at UNSW.

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Dr Geoff Nathan outlines why Pope Benedict XVI saw it necessary to relinquish his title and reflects on the future direction of the Catholic Church.

Anti doping

While we're so outraged by the unfolding doping scandal within sport, we're ignoring the growing use of performance enhancement in society as a whole, writes Jason Mazanov.

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China is on the verge of transforming the global aviation industry and Qantas is likely to benefit, writes Laurie Pearcey.

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Almost two-thirds of adults and one fifth of children aged five to nine years are either overweight or obese, with a higher prevalence among people from lower socioeconomic groups, write Professors Nick Zwar and Mark Harris.

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The Prime Minister's announcement of a poll date in September could herald a push for the introduction of a fixed term for federal elections, writes Scientia Professor George Williams.

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The technology exists, now all we need are government and employer targets to encourage men to 'telecommute' to work two to three days a week, argues Dr Lindy Edwards.

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Most Australians take for granted access to their day in court, should they need it, and a fair hearing when they get there. However, this basic human right is now beyond the means of many, writes Michael Legg.

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Not only is Eddie Obeid an old acquaintance of ICAC's, he is the link between successive political casualties, argues Mark Rolfe.

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