Opinion piece

Select a current newspaper or popular journal opinion piece from 2021 which is usually about 500-800 words maximum (not just a report by a journalist of what someone else said) on a social policy topic (e.g. compulsory income management, Newstart allowance, abortion, homelessness, aged care, disability insurance scheme, mental health, youth crime, child abuse, asylum seekers, euthanasia, family violence, shared parenting, same sex marriage, illicit drugs, or Indigenous issues/policy debates etc.) by a prominent politician, journalist, or academic or public commentator. Please use either a quality State (e.g. The Age) or National journal/newspaper (e.g. The Australian. The Guardian), or on-line daily journal such as On-Line Opinion (www.onlineopinion.com.au), www.eurekastreet.com.au, or Monash University Lens (https://lens.monash.edu), or ABC’s Religion and Ethics (https://www.abc.net.au/religion, or The Conversation (https://theconversation.com/au).


Explanation & Answer length: 2000 words