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We must listen to what the Pacific Islanders want in relation to cross-border migration. Too often ‘solutions’ thought up by the international community do not match needs on the ground, writes Jane McAdam.

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Brazil’s key fundamentals, including its sheer size and vast ecological wealth, keep it firmly in the “too big to ignore” camp, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The establishment of DisabilityCare will activate latent demand, and policy makers will need to be realistic about how they manage the problem, writes Gary Sturgess.

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When faced with racial abuse from a spectator, Indigenous AFL player Adam Goodes took the opportunity to educate, rather than vilify the girl responsible. It was the mark of a strong leader, writes Chris Styles.

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The emergence of the US as a significant LNG exporter will affect the Australian economy in two powerful ways, writes Geoffrey Garrett.

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Low income workers will suffer under a Coalition pledge to discontinue a superannuation top-up scheme directed at those earning less than $37,000 a year, writes Helen Hodgson.

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Third-party litigation funders may see their grip on the lucrative class-action market start to weaken after a recent ruling, write Michael Legg and John Emmerig.

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Law reform is urgently required to make it far harder for inaccurate and misleading transcripts of conversations to be accepted as reliable evidence, argues Helen Fraser.

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Removing the mainland from the migration zone effectively shuts down Australia as an asylum country for people fleeing by boat, and is breach of faith by the Labor government, argues Jane McAdam.

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A global MOOC league table would be the ultimate in crowd sourced intelligence on teaching in higher education, write Sean Gallagher and Geoffrey Garrett.

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