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Opinion: ‘High maintenance’ is a red flag on dating apps. Women are still expected to shrink themselves

The term “high-maintenance” is part of everyday speech, and usually refers to a woman who places a high value on her personal image, wants or needs.


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Opinion: Regaining fitness after COVID infection can be hard. Here are 5 things to keep in mind before you start exercising again

Are you finding it difficult to get moving after having COVID? You are not alone. Even if you have mild symptoms, you may still experience difficulty in regaining your fitness.


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Opinion: Now we know the flaws of carbon offsets, it’s time to get real about climate change

Last month former carbon market watchdog Andrew MacIntosh blew the whistle on Australia’s carbon offset market. He described the scheme as a “rort” with up to 80% of carbon offsets “markedly low in integrity”.


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Opinion: ‘It’s not work-life balance, it’s work-work balance’ Politicians tell us what it’s like to be an MP

We are currently watching candidates battle night and day to win a spot in federal parliament. Many put their lives on hold trying to become an MP.


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Opinion: Listen to the Albert’s lyrebird: the best performer you’ve never heard of

Mention the superb lyrebird, and you’ll probably hear comments on their uncanny mimicry of human sounds, their presence on the 10 cent coin, and their stunning tail. Far less known – but equally, if not more, impressive – is the Albert’s lyrebird.


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Opinion: ‘I always have trouble with forms’: homeless people on how poor literacy affects them – and what would help

Homelessness remains a huge problem in Australia and an important contributing factor is low literacy levels.


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Opinion: Preselection and parachuting candidates: 3 reasons parties override their local branch members, despite the costs

Why are major political parties repeatedly willing to override the mandates of their local branch members? And what needs to change to increase diversity?


Short-term fixes for Western Sydney in the budget says the region’s think tank

The Federal Budget favours quick-fixes ahead of long-term support for Western Sydney, according to regional think tank, the Centre for Western Sydney, based at Western Sydney University.



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