Opinion

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Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.

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For more than 30 years, Environmental Defenders Offices around the country have worked to help people take legal action on environmental issues. They've notched some big wins along the way.

Every year the budget brings along with it a frenzy of media activity from news hacks looking for interesting angles but the budget is more than just a headline and news grab, says UNSW Business School Professor Gigi Foster.

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The problems with housing systems in Australia and similar countries run deep. Solutions depend on a fundamental rethink of our approach to housing and its central place in our lives and the economy.

As we head into the state election, voters should ask who has the cultural and creative vision that will be crucial to our economic prosperity.

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It's distressing to see reports of terrorists attacks but these feelings will usually abate over days or weeks. But people with a history of trauma need to take extra care of their mental health.

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What if we were part-paid in something that was like shares in the firm we worked for, except better? It might give us better pay rises.

The responsibility for reducing emissions flows from federal to state to local governments, as well as to individual cities.

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When you enter a public hospital, you are likely to be asked if you have private health insurance, and if you want to use it. This is what you need to consider.

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Housing markets never have met the lowest-income households' needs. Now is the time to tackle problems that have been years in the making by creating a better system to supply their housing.

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