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Political leaders’ failure to report allows cycle to continue
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Political leaders’ failure to report allows cycle to continue

Political leaders should also be held to account for their failure to report potential criminal activities within their bailiwick.

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For history and culture, Parra matters
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For history and culture, Parra matters

Culturally, Parramatta’s history is a national asset, and economically, a tourism treasure.

A Constance threat to natural environment
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A Constance threat to natural environment

The native bush on either side of roads provides the principal means for fauna to connect with larger areas of suitable habitat.

Welfare policy sustains the poor in state of inequality
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Welfare policy sustains the poor in state of inequality

The increase in unemployment benefits from the lucky country is paltry and miserable.

Spiteful lack of empathy behind new ‘DobSeeker’
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Spiteful lack of empathy behind new ‘DobSeeker’

There must be something in the Coalition’s DNA which impels it to make life more difficult for the poor and vulnerable.

Attitude to alcohol a sad reflection on our society
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Attitude to alcohol a sad reflection on our society

Are so many people devoid of social skills that the only way they can fit in is to guzzle and swill till unconscious?

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Vanstone’s ‘textbook’ bias taints defence of minister
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Vanstone’s ‘textbook’ bias taints defence of minister

Readers have reacted with anger and disappointment at Amanda Vanstone’s analysis of the Brittany Higgins rape allegation and its aftermath.

Rape response reminds us of the leadership we lack
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Rape response reminds us of the leadership we lack

The scandalous repsonse of the government to the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins in a ministerial office betrays a lack of leadership and decency.

‘Shining jewel’ stands tall: the house always wins
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‘Shining jewel’ stands tall: the house always wins

Thank you, Jacqueline Maley, for giving me a better insight into how James Packer rammed through his Barangaroo “shining jewel”.

Propping up dying industry will leave miners in the cold
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Propping up dying industry will leave miners in the cold

Political advocates of coal are misleading industry workers if they say there’s a long-term future for the fossil fuel.

Housing price stimulation only reinforces inequality
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Housing price stimulation only reinforces inequality

The government’s insistence on doing everything possible to stimulate housing prices certainly bolsters its electoral chances.