Opinion

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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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The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.

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As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the bicycle, new research confirms cars cause the majority of bike collisions. It's time to follow much of Europe and shift liability to drivers, writes Soufiane Boufous.

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