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Why duck shooting season still isn’t on the endangered list Opinion - Posted on 15 March 2018

It's unpopular with the public and kills endangered and non-game birds – but that hasn't stopped duck shooting, writes Siobhan O'Sullivan.

It's time for a bipartisan approach to education Opinion - Posted on 1 November 2017

Ahead of a UNSW panel discussion about the impact of inequality on a child's education, Adrian Piccoli and Jihad Dib reframe the debate about Australian education.

Stranger Things 2 is darker and weirder, tempered with grief Opinion - Posted on 1 November 2017

Stranger Things 2 brings an expanded universe, new characters and new threats to vanquish but it is a much darker world this time around, writes Mark Steven.

Why the ‘Hands Off’ campaign targeting sexual harassment on public transport misses the mark Opinion - Posted on 26 October 2017

A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change, writes Bianca Fileborn.

What the Harvey Weinstein case tells us about sexual assault disclosure Opinion - Posted on 25 October 2017

Bianca Fileborn writes about the patterns that the Harvey Weinstein case reflects and what needs to change.

The insufferable film mother! revives tired hysterical stereotypes Opinion - Posted on 27 September 2017

After sitting through Darren Aronofsky's "truly insufferable" film, Julian Murphet feels betrayed in every way imaginable.

Same-sex marriage: what our leaders could learn from grandma Opinion - Posted on 10 August 2017

If her grandmother could expand her beliefs and see the need for marriage equality, Christy Newman asks, what's our politicians' excuse?

How history can challenge the narrative of blame for homelessness Opinion - Posted on 19 July 2017

While homelessness is becoming more visible, it is not new in affluent societies like Australia, writes Anne O'Brien.

How to maintain the balance between boundaries and freedom in secondary school parenting Opinion - Posted on 18 July 2017

Of the four people central to secondary school students’ learning and achievement: the student, the parent (or carer), the teacher, and the peers, without question the most influential is the student, writes Andrew Martin.

Three charts on: Australia’s booming prison population Opinion - Posted on 20 June 2017

The largest increases in Australia's prison numbers have been in remand, Indigenous and women prisoners, write Sophie Russell and Eileen Baldry.