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Fourteen Years On, What Next For Australia's Role In Afghanistan? Opinion - Posted on 12 November 2015

After 14 years of continued military presence in Afghanistan, the Turnbull government must decide what's next for Australia in the conflict, writes Ian Bickerton and Christopher Kremmer.

Like It or Not, Morality Dictates That We Wean Ourselves Off Coal Opinion - Posted on 30 October 2015

A coal mining moratorium would tackle the problem of curbing carbon emissions at its source, writes Jeremy Moss.

Smarter Engagement with Asia Opinion - Posted on 9 June 2015

Actively engaging diasporas and tapping into their latent Asia literacy is central to breaking Australia's vicious cycle of monolingualism, write Kirrilee Hughes and Kent Anderson.

German Experience in Australia During WW1 Damaged Road to Multiculturalism Opinion - Posted on 23 April 2015

By the end of WWI the once proud and highly visible German–Australian community had disintegrated, with repercussions that lasted decades, writes Gerhard Fischer.

Has Australia Forgotten Its Irish Past? Opinion - Posted on 17 March 2015

Up to a third of Australians have Irish ancestors but that heritage and rich culture is not strongly celebrated here, writes Ronan McDonald.

Tracing Family with the Australian Red Cross – Then and Now Opinion - Posted on 30 January 2015

Australia's history of separations, reunions, refuge and war over the 20th Century are now being told through the incredible journeys of Red Cross tracing, write Ruth Balint and Jayne Persian.

Burn After Reading: A Short History of Arson Opinion - Posted on 8 December 2014

Modern-day incendiarism draws on a long tradition of insurrection and continues to capture the public imagination, writes Gemma Clark.

Cool Heads Must Prevail on Both Sides to Ensure Justice and Peace Opinion - Posted on 16 July 2014

It is time to call for calm and reflection on both sides and to encourage kindness and humility, not vengeance and reprisals.

Universities partner to keep languages alive Opinion - Posted on 10 February 2014

To foster language studies, Australian universities must play to their various strengths and collaborate in doing so, write James Donald and Duncan Ivison.

Harbour life: tracing early Sydney’s watery history Opinion - Posted on 15 January 2014

Sydneysiders were a maritime people from the start.