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30 July 2015

A review of Australia's welfare system by Patrick McClure proposed New Zealand's 'investment approach' to welfare.

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30 July 2015

Even after a lifetime of experience, there are still questions that need to be asked about the sexual health and practices of older people. Dr Bianca Fileborn is asking those questions.

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26 July 2015

Historians and analysts argue there are lessons that we can learn from past conflicts when working out how to deal with the problem of foreign fighters and the risks they can pose both abroad and at home.

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24 July 2015

In Queensland there's a growing push for better understanding and support for transgender children in the education system.

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21 July 2015

Tony Vinson discusses a report that pinpoints the worst postcodes to grow up in, where incarceration rates are high, domestic violence and drug use are common, and education levels are low.

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17 July 2015

By 2050 a quarter of our population will be over sixty-five. This program explores the options of how to live and where to live beyond the conventional choices of downsizing the family home or moving into a retirement village.

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10 July 2015

Planting a few extra trees around your house could add years to your life, according to new research.

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9 July 2015

Have the funding cuts to Indigenous organisations impacted on the ability of those groups to be heard in the mainstream media? And is there less coverage of Aboriginal issues than in the past?

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8 July 2015

There's no question that Australia's approach to dealing with asylum seekers is a hotly debated issue in the country today. But has it always been like this?

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7 July 2015

If a temporary migrant has a baby with an Australian, the baby is a citizen. But if the couple splits up, the foreign parent doesn't have the right to stay in Australia and stay close to their child. It's often up to the Immigration Minister to decide whether or not it is in the public interest to grant the foreign parent a permanent visa.

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