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WORDS by Anna Glen Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s controversial $5.5 billion Paid Parental Leave Scheme (PPLS) has been put on the backburner, with the legislation...

The question of pre-natal tests for Down syndrome

Words by Amelia van der Rijt We all remember the story of baby Gammy, born with Down syndrome to a surrogate mother and then allegedly...

The Silk Routes: Cultural Exchanges

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos Commonly known as the Silk Roads, these famous routes linked east Afro-Eurasia with the Mediterranean world. They connected merchants, traders, pilgrims,...

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