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How Sydney's Barangaroo tower paved the way for a culture of closed-door deals

An obscure government policy, the “unsolicited proposals” process, has become a well-used tool to circumvent the standard approval processes for urban planning in Australia

Robin Warner reflects on third chapter of an extraordinary career

Renowned ocean scholar came to academia later in life

Mexico moves to legalize cannabis use, a modest step toward de-escalating drug war

Mexico’s militarized war on drugs – and, often, drug users – has killed at least 150,000 people over the past 15 years.

There's a bill before the Senate that would make it easier for banks to lend irresponsibly

The proposed legislation ignores the findings of the Hayne Commission and other inquiries

This week's news has put sexual assault survivors at risk of 'secondary trauma'

Here's how it happens, and how to cope

Sexual assault: what can you do if you don't want to make a formal report to police?

There are many alternative and informal ways that sexual assault survivors can — and do — disclose their experiences

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