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Lehrmann-Higgins firestorm has burned every life it has touched

14.04.2024 10

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Four immediate actions to reduce recidivism

The key to reducing recidivism among ex-prisoners relies on a change in public perception and intensive tailored support when individuals are most...

31.01.2024 8

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Israel-Palestinian conflict: is the two-state solution now dead?

Talk of a two-state solution by Western governments is simply kicking the can down the road, writes Ian Parmeter. It’s not going to happen. The...

30.01.2024 10

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Mystery man Marshall leaves Liberals playing catch-up

Steven Marshall’s odd resignation announcement this week leaves his party facing an internal minefield, writes Matthew Abraham who takes a close...

29.01.2024 9

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Summoning the devil? How the legal system must reckon with AI

Australia is lagging on regulation of artificial intelligence, writes legal commentator Morry Bailes, who sets out the challenges posed by the...

25.01.2024 10

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Stage-three tax cuts and more rate hikes

The billions of dollars about to be pumped into the economy by upcoming tax cuts will fuel inflation, writes Michael Pascoe – who tips how the...

19.01.2024 20

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What's next for bland state Labor? Maybe not even they know

With the obvious exception of ambulance ramping, the Malinauskas Government has been vaguely competent so far, writes Matthew Abraham, who wonders...

19.01.2024 20

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The hidden cost of Adelaide’s low density suburban growth 

Amid debate about urban sprawl and planning policy, Daniel Conley and Daniel Osborne examine the costs of suburban infrastructure to argue that...

18.01.2024 10

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The most dangerous thing at the beach? It’s us.

As summer weather finally arrives, Sarah Keenihan reminds us that most of the risks encountered at the beach can easily be managed with just a little...

16.01.2024 10

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Who is – and who is not – to blame for the housing crisis

Accusing councils of holding up development is a lazy take on our national housing shortage, argues Michael Pascoe. As certain as “the Coalition”...

10.01.2024 6

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Who is - and who is not - to blame for the housing crisis?

Accusing councils of holding up development is a lazy take on our national housing shortage, argues Michael Pascoe. As certain as “the Coalition”...

10.01.2024 8

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1 in 3 people are lonely. Will AI help or make things worse?

Artificial intelligence is already filling gaps in some users’ social lives, according to Australian research discussed by Michael Cowling, Joseph...

10.01.2024 10

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How AI haggle-bots help consumers get better deals

While big business has exploited customer data to maximise profits, AI is now turning the tables, explains Gregory Hill. It’s no accident we are...

08.01.2024 20

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The IPA is taking Gina Rinehart for a ride down the garden path

We are being ripped off by the tax-deductible status afforded the Institute of Public Affairs’ culture warriors and political campaigns, writes...

03.01.2024 10

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The world has lost a dissenting voice

The death of Australian journalist John Pilger means the world has lost another resolutely dissenting voice in the media, writes Matthew Ricketson....

03.01.2024 8

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Retail's role in urban development

How the retailing contest between CBDs, shopping centres and online will reshape our cities. Retail activity has been a defining facet of cities since...

02.01.2024 6

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In a glittering shade of beige, here are the Corduroy Awards

To celebrate the season, Matthew Abraham rolls out the Corduroy Awards – recognising the most questionable achievements of our state’s politicians...

28.12.2023 9

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A simple lesson in what really matters

Amid a terrible loss, Ali Clarke is reminded of the importance of seeing the bigger picture. I went to a funeral the other day where the percentage of...

21.12.2023 10

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Flames, fear and forgetting: An anniversary to dread

Amid warnings of a dangerous bushfire season, Alan Atkinson looks back on living through the Ash Wednesday disaster 40 years ago and asks: have we...

20.12.2023 9

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The reset SA needs to prosper in 2024 and beyond

Attracting and retaining skilled labour and foreign investment is essential for South Australia’s economic future, writes Trevor Cooke. It’s...

19.12.2023 10

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Pedestrian safety: Who is responsible?

As the road toll soars and pedestrian deaths nearly double in a year, Margaret Brown argues that road projects and priorities leave pedestrians and...

19.12.2023 10

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Why home ownership can't be our only goal

The new reality of soaring South Australian house prices must not entrench wealth inequality, argues Susan F. Stone. The stresses related to the...

18.12.2023 10

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Bring back Mick! Why SA needs a tougher crime-fighter in government

He didn’t make many friends in the judiciary or even his own party, but Rann-era Attorney-General Michael Atkinson’s hard-edged approach to crime...

18.12.2023 10

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No stars for Mount Barker housing decision

Housing affordability is not a one-off consideration that exists just at the point of purchase, argues Ross Womersley, it is ongoing for the life of...

15.12.2023 10

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Law is not there to help politicians save face

A High Court decision caused political pain for the federal government but reinforced judicial independence and the rule of law, writes Morry Bailes. ...

15.12.2023 10

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Feds kick own goal with new sport plan

The new national plan for sport has no measurable targets – exactly how politicians like it, according to Anthony Veal. The federal minister for...

14.12.2023 8

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The need for public discussion about human rights in SA

As the world marks 75 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, let’s start a respectful conversation about the unifying power of human...

13.12.2023 30

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Too hot to handle: women’s health still taboo in Australia

Removing the cloak of invisibility around women’s health will not only help women but also makes economic sense, writes Anna Finizio. It was a...

12.12.2023 8

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Greetings from Planet Politician

Spinning out there in space, our state and federal politicians seem unable to understand the universe in which the rest of us live, writes Matthew...

11.12.2023 10

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Something to hold on to when you feel you're about to fall

In an age when so much seems ephemeral and artificial, Ali Clarke welcomes some simple ways to feel more grounded in life. We’ve all heard of the...

08.12.2023 10

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Finally, water reforms that benefit South Australia

After a decade of delay, the Murray Darling Basin Plan finally looks to be back on track, writes Craig Wilkins. Just in the nick of time, Tanya...

06.12.2023 20

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It’s not easy being… neurodivergent

One of the more heartening aspects of Dr Eduardo de la Fuente‘s neurodivergent journey has been moving to South Australia – but he would really...

06.12.2023 20

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Fear and loathing in corporate Australia

Stressed, fearful and angry managers can produce toxic workplaces with cowed staff and crisis decision-making, so eliminating the fear and promoting...

05.12.2023 9

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Our 'smart' overlords need to get out of the bubble and into the food court

The geniuses guiding the national economy have lost track of reality, writes Matthew Abraham. Sitting butt naked on a sunny back porch for a...

01.12.2023 10

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The CBD is an outdated notion. Let’s embrace the ‘CLD’

We need to shake off our concept of a central business district and instead embrace a central living district, writes Jamie McClurg. The $1.25...

29.11.2023 10

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‘Your own style’: Why the W Awards is about enjoyment rather than aesthetics

28.11.2023 6

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Out of this intense grief, there is something positive we can do

Even in this terrible moment, Police Commissioner Grant Stevens continues to look to the greater good. Ali Clarke honours the Stevens’ family’s...

28.11.2023 30

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Call it by its name: Femicide

Amid a rising toll of South Australian women dying by the hands of men, Anna Finizio says it’s time for the community and leaders to confront the...

24.11.2023 10

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Graphs tell the story the RBA doesn’t – tax cuts boosting interest rates

The Tale of Two Graphs suggests that the board hadn’t considered the stage-three tax cut impact on inflation, writes Michael Pascoe. A picture may...

24.11.2023 30

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Radiation fear: Reversing The Simpsons effect

Misunderstanding about radiation, even among science teachers, needs to be addressed to ensure South Australia’s science curriculum is fit for...

22.11.2023 9

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AI is now accessible to everyone: Three things parents should teach their kids

With open conversations and some oversight, the possibilities of children greatly benefiting from AI technology are endless, argue Kathy Mills and...

21.11.2023 10

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Thinking small can have big climate impact

The world’s 280 million electric bikes and mopeds are cutting the demand for oil far more than electric cars, according to Muhammad Rizwan Azhar and...

20.11.2023 9

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The crap gift that keeps on giving

As the latest variant of COVID makes its way through the South Australian community, Matthew Abraham wonders why our political and health leaders are...

20.11.2023 30

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The punishing neglect of our state justice system

Courts housed in outdated and unsuitable heritage buildings are impacting jurors, staff and even trials in an indictment of government will and...

17.11.2023 10

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Optus failure proves cash is still needed

When digital banking and transactions went offline for many consumers and businesses during last week’s Optus network crash, it was a reminder of...

16.11.2023 10

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The problem with plastics is global

We need a global treaty to solve plastic pollution – acid rain and ozone depletion show us why, argues Deborah Lau. After years of discussion,...

15.11.2023 10

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Setting fire to the government's South Road numbers

Taking a burning lesson from the past, Matthew Abraham goes hunting for the truth behind the spin on South Australia’s most expensive infrastructure...

13.11.2023 10

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'Just to let you know, you're not alone'

An Adelaide teenager has come up with a simple and elegant way to support people suffering from one of Australia’s most insidious diseases. Ali...

09.11.2023 7

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Why we need to rethink ‘bullying’

The term “‘bullying” – used to define a range of behaviours – is potentially jeopardising successful and necessary prevention of harmful...

08.11.2023 10

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SA must find the key to unlock affordable housing

Legislating to force developers to provide affordable housing in significant new developments is just one step in helping ease the state’s...

08.11.2023 8

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