Opinion

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There's a growing push among businesses, including the finance sector, to protect the climate and nature.

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It could be argued Australia's travel caps are an arbitrary restriction on Australians’ right to come home. But the UN's Human Rights Committee is not a quick fix.

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COVID has highlighted the differences in healthcare affordability across the globe, with a glimpse into what the future of medicine could look like if we don’t act.

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Normally on the stock market, the shark swallows the little fish. Now the little fish are eating the shark as small investors force hedge fund players into uncomfortable positions.

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The Reserve Bank should stick to its guns. Australia's economy still needs all the support it can get.

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If history is any guide, the new US president’s forward-thinking approach toward refugee resettlement could help drive Australia’s commitments to refugee protection, too.

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The study of the Holocaust, as the ultimate example of genocide, allows teachers to raise the universal message of human rights abuses and mass violence.

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As a 'Voice' that would allow Indigenous Australians to have a say in parliamentary and government decisions that affect them takes shape, it is vital it be enshrined in our Constitution.

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There is a quiet process underway, aimed at achieving the recognition of the First Nations that has so far eluded Australia.

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Joe Biden's middling economic policies are a chance to cut through the bitter polarisation of US politics.

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