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Medicare needs a shot in the arm, The Punch

Structural reform of Australian healthcare financing can cut inequity and promote universal choice as well as universal service delivery. In a society as wealthy as ours it’s understandable that Australians support universal access to healthcare. But accepting this principle and … Continue reading

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It’s Friday. Are you even aware of what else today is?, The Punch

Most of us should be pretty happy it’s Friday – even if it means the end of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Week. (Tourette Syndrome is never, ever funny. Not even in this clip.) If you didn’t know, it’s actually an inherited disorder … Continue reading

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Carbon Bob: Can he fix it?, The Punch

I mean, take environmental progressive Bob. Bob’s a model citizen and busy man trying to save the world from the hundreds of big bad carbon polluters required by law to report their environmental vandalism to the government. He starts by … Continue reading

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7.30 meltdown shows PM is hot under the collar, The Punch

Kevin Rudd’s ‘passionate’ outburst on climate change during an interview with the 7.30 Report’s Kerry O’Brien on Wednesday night shows he’s out of touch with voters as much as his temper. In response to criticism that he lacks the political … Continue reading

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Poor palmed off by a load of old monkeys, The Punch

In a choice between the life of a cute, fuzzy orang-utan and tighter food labelling regulations, who’d be surprised if the orang-utan won? It’s what Melbourne Zoo is betting on in their campaign to have Food Standards Australia New Zealand … Continue reading

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