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    HIV/AIDS: REMEMBERING THE GRIM REAPER

    HIV infection rates are at their highest in 20 years. GABRIELLE JACKSON remembers the fears of her youth and looks at STDs on the rise today.

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    AFGHAN GIRLS & THE FRAGILE FUTURE

    Hosnai is 15 and wants to be a doctor, but her education goes only to grade 8. As we await the results of the Afghan election, JABEEN BHATTI looks at the future for girls like her.

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    ACADEMICS TO PYNE: SACK KEVIN DONNELLY

    Almost 200 senior academics have called on Education Minister Christopher Pyne to sack the handpicked education advisor who believes in corporal punishment.

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    WAS JACQUI LAMBIE WELL-HANGED?

    Jacqui Lambie has been lampooned for announcing on radio she wants a man who is wealthy and well-endowed. But are the questions she was asked worse than her answers?

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    LADY MACBETH, REALLY?

    Gerard Baden-Clay’s former mistress Toni McHugh drew vicious criticism for her interview on 60 Minutes. Did we forget who the real villain was? TRACEY SPICER reports.

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    AND INTO THE CHILDCARE THICKET WE GO…

    The productivity commission’s draft report into childcare has raised questions about how we organise the care of our children and work in our lives. What’s your experience?

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AFGHAN GIRLS & THE FRAGILE FUTURE

Hosnai is 15 and wants to be a doctor, but her education goes only to grade 8. As we await the results of the Afghan election, JABEEN BHATTI looks at the future for girls like her.
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WAS JACQUI LAMBIE WELL-HANGED?

Jacqui Lambie has been lampooned for announcing on radio she wants a man who is wealthy and well-endowed. But are the questions she was asked worse than her answers?
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LADY MACBETH, REALLY?

Gerard Baden-Clay's former mistress Toni McHugh drew vicious criticism for her interview on 60 Minutes. Did we forget who the real villain was? TRACEY SPICER reports.
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News & Opinion

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IS MH17 ABBOTT’S TURNING POINT?

In his response to MH17, Tony Abbott has finally connected with the Australian people. PAULA MATTHEWSON wonders whether it’s enough to turn around his flagging popularity.

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Harmer's Hoopla

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THE OUTER LIMITS OF COMPASSION

How do we remain compassionate in the face of a tsunami of disaster, conflict and humanitarian crisis? WENDY HARMER says she’ll never be “comfortably numb”.

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Corinne's Circus

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WHAT IF HE WERE WHITE?

The knee-jerk reaction to Uthman Badar’s FODI talk shows how deeply Islamophobia runs in Australia, says CORINNE GRANT. There is a dangerous idea here, but it’s not Badar’s.

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CALCULATING AN UNFAIR FUTURE

Wanting to chase that lifelong dream, reinvent yourself, or simply gain a new skill? Forget it, says mature-aged student CORINNE GRANT, who tries to calculate a grim future

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Spicer's Spotlight

Attard's Arena

Hullabaloo

Sex & Wellbeing

Daily Dilemma

The Bookshelf

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BOOK EXTRACT: ALL FALL DOWN

Things We Love

Entertainment

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HOOPLA HOROSCOPES: JULY 24