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Opinion: Why is toddler milk so popular? Follow the money

Toddler milk is popular and becoming more so. Just over a third of Australian toddlers drink it. Parents spend hundreds of millions of dollars on it globally.


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Opinion: ‘I’m home’: how co-operative housing could take pressure off Australia’s housing crisis

At a time when everything from abolishing negative gearing to capping rents are being suggested as ways to reduce Australia’s housing crisis, little attention has been given to housing co-operatives.


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Opinion: From malaria, to smallpox, to polio – here’s how we know life in ancient Egypt was ravaged by disease

The mention of ancient Egypt usually conjures images of colossal pyramids and precious, golden tombs.


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Opinion: Sydney Biennale invites us to celebrate our collective resistance in dark times

The 24th edition of the Biennale of Sydney, titled Ten Thousand Suns, is an explosion of joy and creative energy across seven venues,


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Opinion: Huge housing costs make us slaves to our jobs and unsustainable growth. But there’s another way

Every three months, Australian economists, analysts and commentators anxiously await the new gross domestic product (GDP) figures, a key measure of economic performance and growth.


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Opinion: What is negative gearing and what is it doing to housing affordability?

Australia’s housing crisis is putting the Australian dream to own one’s home out of reach for many.


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Opinion: Yabby traps and discarded fishing tackle can kill platypuses - it’s time to clean up our act

Recreational fishing is a popular pastime in Australia’s inland rivers and streams. Unfortunately in the process, many people are unwittingly killing platypuses.


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Opinion: Should you be checking your kid’s phone? How to know when your child is ready for ‘phone privacy’

Smartphone ownership among younger children is increasing rapidly. Many primary school children now own smartphones and they have become the norm in high school.



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