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Pauline Hanson’s return to politics provides a catalyst for a likely intense debate over multiculturalism in the coming months and years. AAP/Dave Hunt

Why multicultural policy looms as a Senate bargaining chip

How will the oft-proclaimed 'most successful multicultural nation in the world' handle the rumbling of multiculturalism's opponents?

CCTV: who can watch whom under the law?

The use of surveillance cameras raises difficult issues for the law in balancing privacy with exposure that is in the public interest – and perhaps it's time that balance was reviewed.

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