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Opinion: Pregnant this winter? Here’s how to prepare for COVID and get vaccinated

With the days becoming noticeably shorter, winter is on its way in the Southern Hemisphere.


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Opinion: Family support protects trans young people – but their families need support too

In her address to the National Press Club of Australia today, actress, writer and advocate Georgie Stone OAM is sharing her experience as a young trans person growing up in Australia.


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Opinion: A rare video of wombats offers a glimpse into the bizarre realm of animal reproduction

If you look at where wombats deposit their poo, you realise they must be able to perform some surprising acrobatics.


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Opinion: What causes hiccups and how can you get rid of them?

We all get hiccups from time to time, and sometimes they just won’t seem to go away.


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Opinion: After 12 years in opposition, grassroots politics restores Labor to power in New South Wales

Sometimes defeat can come with small victories. In his concession speech, defeated Liberal-National Coalition Premier Dominic Perrottet remarked the campaign had been a “race to the top”.


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Opinion: Why peace negotiations haven’t gained any traction in the Ukraine war – and how the stalemate could be broken

A year after Russia’s invasion, Ukraine is in ruins. At least 8,000 civilians have died, with millions displaced.


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Opinion: Labor is odds-on for a narrow victory in NSW election, but it is far from a sure bet

A gambler would probably feel the odds favour a Labor win at the upcoming New South Wales election. But, as Scott Morrison proved in 2019, underdog status is prized in politics.


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Opinion: Black Inc. has stumbled with its anthology of neurodivergent writing. The term is not a diagnosis – it is part of a political movement

I am blind and autistic. Like many people who grew up experiencing the world differently to mainstream Australians, I was thrilled last Thursday to read Black Inc.’s announcement of a new anthology.



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