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Alcohol leads to more violence than other drugs, but you’d never know from the headlines

Drinking alcohol, not taking illicit drugs like ecstasy or LSD, is more closely linked with violence. Yet, media reports... Read More
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New research shows how petrol retailers pushed prices up in Perth

Big petrol retailers are pushing the price of petrol up by communicating through prices and while this is technically... Read More
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The faulty child welfare system is the real issue behind our youth justice crisis

Somewhere along the way, many vulnerable children in state care turn to crime. How this happens and what can... Read More
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FactCheck: is Australia below the international average when it comes to school funding?

Australia is slightly below average when it comes to international funding for our schools. – Tanya Plibersek, shadow minister... Read More
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Is there a crisis in public education?

Children's needs are not always catered for in the public school system . Paul Miller/AAP In this series we’ll... Read More
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Guide to the classics: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

The 1998 film adaption of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, starring Johnny Depp as Hunter S Thompson, introduced... Read More
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How drones can help fight the war on shark attacks

Following an unprecedented series of shark attacks off Australian beaches, the need to find practical solutions is intensifying. Aerial... Read More
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Plea to politicians on energy: stop the brawling

Eighteen groups ranging from business energy users and suppliers through to the union movement and environmental advocates have issued... Read More
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One Nation has now been ‘normalised’ in the Liberals’ firmament of political players

The decision by the Western Australian Liberals to do a preference deal with One Nation will bring some ripples... Read More
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Universities around the world should share notes as they face the same challenges

Harvard University is grappling with the same problems as less wealthy institutions in very different parts of the world.... Read More