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4 Dec 2019
8

After much negotiation, the Morrison Government has secured the repeal of the medical evacuation law – known as “medevac” – after making a secret deal with Senate cross-bencher, Jacqui Lambie.

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4 Dec 2019
6

High performing systems invest relentlessly in their teachers. They focus on the same things Australian governments do – recruiting the best, training teachers well and giving them practical support and development.

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2 Dec 2019
9

Despite the trade minister’s response, there’s nothing unusual about Emmanuel Macron’s demand for progress, says John Quiggan.

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27 Nov 2019
8

Rural communities are facing a shrinking volunteer base, as people either leave for better opportunities in cities or can no longer perform strenuous volunteering roles, writes Blythe McLennan.

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26 Nov 2019
24

There’s still a case for better tertiary funding in Australia, writes Geoff Sharrock.

Commentary

22 Nov 2019
11

Our immigration success story didn’t happen by accident — but is it under threat?

Commentary

19 Nov 2019
27

As climate change makes bushfires more ferocious and extreme, now is the time to better understand how our First Peoples used fire.

Commentary

18 Nov 2019
18

Recently leaked internal documents confirm Xi Jinping’s high level of personal involvement in driving the campaign of repression in Xinjiang.

Commentary

18 Nov 2019
6

The lure of suburbia clearly remains strong for people around the world. If planners are to deal with the problems of sprawl, they need to increase urban density in a way that resonates with the leafy green qualities of suburbia that most people desire (at...

Commentary

15 Nov 2019
7

Receiving a grant can be the difference between whether a project goes ahead or not, and – if you’re a researcher – whether you have a job or not.