Opinion

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Can interest rates be capped in Australia - and should they be? Mark Humphery-Jenner, Associate Professor at UNSW Business School explains.

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We don’t have to passively sit back and watch Australia’s species and ecosystems die. Here are five concrete steps the next government should take.

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Finding stable housing is one of the biggest challenges facing prison leavers. Access to public housing flattens the curve on recidivism.

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If hospitals know a person has an intellectual disability, they can tailor communication and care to improve their treatment and health outcomes.

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Consumers should have more control over how online marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon collect and use their data, according to a new ACCC report.

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In Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, housing cooperatives help both renters and those wanting to own a secure, high-quality home. Better housing options for Australia are waiting in plain sight.

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When groundwater comes to the surface, sunlight and air convert organic molecules to greenhouse gases. That’s going to be a problem as we will need this water more as the world warms.

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New national standards aim to change doctors’ prescribing habits for hospital patients with pain when they’re discharged home.

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To complete his deal, Elon Musk now needs the nod from a majority of Twitter’s shareholders and US corporate regulators.

Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese

Our experts rated the Coalition’s model as either very unsatisfactory or a fail. Most agreed Labor’s proposed model is much better, but said a lot more detail is needed.

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