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Unauthorised maritime arrivals don't have names

Unauthorised maritime arrivals don't have names

No names - just a number and three letter acronym is how our government deals with refugees, writes Kerry Murphy in Eureka Street.

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Tony Abbott (Pic: Torsten Blackwood, AFP)
Take your convictions to a double dissolution

Take your convictions to a double dissolution

Could a double dissolution be the key for the Senate deadlock? asks former Queensland Senator and ANU Law senior lecturer Andrew Bartlett on ABC's The Drum.

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 Russian Navy officers and the Slava-class cruiser Varyag. (Flickr Kenneth Lu)
Russia is back in the Pacific

Russia is back in the Pacific

The Russian Navy is getting closer to Australia than we're used to, and beyond the bluster of 'shirtfronting' we don't seem to have a coherent policy response writes Masters student Emilia Christoforou in the Lowy Institute's Interpreter blog.

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Paramedics in action (Pic: AAP Image/Peter Scarf)
Paramedics administer drugs and deliver babies, so why aren’t they registered?

Paramedics administer drugs and deliver babies, so why aren’t they registered?

If you completed a first aid course last weekend then you could call yourself a paramedic. A/Prof Michael Eburn and Ruth Townsend asks how the decision to defer the inclusion of paramedics on the Aust. Health Practitioner register can be justified.

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Like men possessed: what are illicit drug laws really for?

Like men possessed: what are illicit drug laws really for?

Desmond Manderson explores 'zero tolerance', 'harm minimisation' and finds it’s time to reassess what drug laws are “for” if we’re to understand why they have proven so hard to change.

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