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‘Oh well, wine o’clock’: what midlife women told us about drinking – and why it’s so hard to stop

While alcohol reduction campaigns ask us to check our relationship with alcohol, emphasising the role it can play in causing violence and disease, this research has found many Australian women view alcohol in a different way. Many don’t see alcohol as only a bad thing...
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What’s climate got to do with electoral reform? More than you might think

Effective political finance regulation has multiple dividends - it promotes political equality, curbs corruption and enables climate action, writes Joo-Cheong Tham.
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How do the major parties rate on climate policies? We asked 5 experts

Strong national policies on climate change will help us be better prepared, bring global emissions down, and provide strong leadership in this time of crisis. In this article, five experts analyse and grade different aspects of this enormous portfolio.
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Clive Palmer, his money and his billboards are back. What does this mean for the 2022 federal election?

As it contests the 2022 federal election, is the United Australia Party also on a downward trajectory or will it tap into populist sentiment reacting against vaccine mandates and climate change? Susan Harris Rimmer shares her analysis in this article.
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How do the major parties rate on Medicare? We asked 5 experts

Medicare has been mentioned a lot this election campaign. But what have the major parties actually promised? Five experts grade their policies.