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Opinion: Fitting in or falling out: how African migrants adapt to life in Australia

As of 2020, over 281 million of the world’s population live outside their country of birth. Australia hosts millions of these world’s migrants.


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Opinion: Victoria’s wild storms show how easily disasters can threaten our water supply

The wild storms that recently raged across eastern Victoria caused major property and environmental damage, and loss of lives. They’ve also triggered serious water contamination incidents.


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Opinion: Australian universities need to be more age-friendly — what does that look like in practice?

Longevity and healthy ageing programs worldwide have embraced the slogan “adding life to years”. Ageing well is driven by a combination of factors, including lifelong education and civic participation.


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Opinion: 9 in 10 LGBTQ+ students say they hear homophobic language at school, and 1 in 3 hear it almost every day

Bills in the federal and New South Wales parliaments have sought to stop teachers talking about gender and sexuality diversity in the name of either religious freedom or parents’ rights.


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Opinion: I’ve always wondered: can I flush cat poo down the toilet?

When I was a teenager I owned a large dog, a German Shepherd. It was my responsibility to pick up his poo and put it in the bin. I would never have thought to flush it down the toilet.


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Opinion: Emu vs cassowary: one has a dagger-like claw, the other explosive agility — but who would win in a fight?

Of the giant prehistoric birds still wandering the planet, two of the top three largest live right here in Australia: the emu and cassowary.


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Opinion: How to bond with your baby if you were separated during the pandemic

Women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and postnatal care have been significantly affected by the pandemic. One challenge some mothers have faced around the world was being separated from their baby.


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Opinion: Getting ready for climate change is about people, not spreadsheets. Let’s use our imaginations

Measures in this week’s federal budget to help Australians withstand and adapt to climate change are sorely needed, after years of cuts in this policy area.



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