Opinion

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The Modern Slavery Bill presents an opportunity for companies to take seriously their obligation to identify, track and monitor potential problems in their operations and supply chain.

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As lawyer Bernard Collaery and his client face criminal charges regarding the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, there are more questions to be answered.

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If waste is burned for energy, recyclable material is lost forever. There are better solutions, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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Australia's decision to spend $7 billion on six MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft revives the nation's involvement with drones – and the ethical questions that come with them, writes Jai Galliott. 

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Scientists have been researching the source of water on earth for a long time - and believe it came from a combination of two places.

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Australia's record on women's rights is poised to come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.

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In choosing not to impose restrictions on bonuses and commissions, the government left untouched the incentives for inappropriate financial advice and lending decisions.

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Single-use plastic bags will soon be gone from major supermarkets and many other shops too. Campaigns to reduce plastic even more should focus on positive advice, rather than shaming shoppers.

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Urban planning requires a strategic approach to ensure our cities avoid being just concrete and glass and instead maintain adequate green space.

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Do you feel you’re just winging it, waiting for the day when your incompetence is exposed? You're far from alone. 

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