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The Conversation launches into Africa

In May this year The Conversation Africa will launch from a base in Johannesburg. TC-Africa will be the fourth TC edition to launch after Australia in 2011, UK (2013), and US (2014).

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Private health insurance in Australia

The government is effectively undermining the power of Medicare as a single payer and the role of Medicare as a universal provider. Peter Boyle/AAP

The debate we’re yet to have about private health insurance

In the final instalment of our series, Lesley Russell asks whether Australians need private health insurance, and what a two-tiered systems means for quality, access and equity.

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Competitive Australia

The Harper competition policy review recommendations include changing the way misuse of market power can be prosecuted. Image sourced from www.shutterstock.com

Explainer: what is the competition ‘effects test’?

The "effects test" aims to boost prosecutions for misuse of market power. But will it really make it easier for the ACCC to win cases?

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