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TOP IA STORY OF 2018: The overpopulation of Australia

The prize for most popular IA article for 2018 goes to Michael Bayliss for this March article on ...  
Newstart living akin to house arrest

Trying to survive on the Newstart allowance severely limits what a recipient can do, including ...  
Our politicians could learn a lot from today's youth

Government condemnation of a massive protest by students over climate change has shown us where ...  
Black Swan Lake exposes Queensland Government as an environmental vandal

While work goes ahead to destroy Black Swan Lake, questions are being raised as to the environm ...  
The last days of Black Swan Lake

Despite public protest, Black Swan Lake on the Gold Coast continues to be developed and converted ...  
Australia's student housing crisis

Rosie Williams discusses the difficulties involved with trying to find suitable student housing ...  
Climate change: Dispelling the myth of the one-man-army

In terms of saving the world from environmental damage, it's time to stop thinking individually ...  
The libertarian conspiracy behind the Ramsay Centre

An educational program with a heavily biased agenda and lack of critical thinking has come under ...  
The Mt Coot-tha zipline project — what is Brisbane Council hiding?

A proposed zipline project at Mt Coot-tha, which promises to have community and economic benefits ...  
Work for the dole — a punishing reality for jobseekers

While the Work for the Dole program has good intentions, it is laden with problems rendering it ...  
Will the #AgedCareRC help us value the elderly?

As the Aged Care Royal Commission begins, it is important that broader socio-political factors ...  
A.C.T. Housing continues to waste money, ignore tenants

Public housing is in crisis across Australia, with waiting list times growing longer as demand for ...  
2018 Australian workplace fatality statistics revealed

Rachel Erin from Australian Accident Helpline reports on the alarming number of deaths in Austr ...  
Barbarians at the library door

Libraries are being transformed or closed through government and private cost-cutting measures, ...  
When the urge to control causes damage

Denmark has become the latest western country to ban the burqa. But this response is only making ...  
SA's proposed marijuana crackdown could be bad news

Proposed changes in South Australia's legislation on marijuana may have deeper consequences ...  
The mateship story: Fraternal societies in Australia

Dr Bob James traces the history of fraternal societies in Australia and their unrecognised role in ...  
We need to talk about integrated national planning

A more efficient plan is needed to prevent Sydney and Melbourne from becoming too congested ...  
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