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STATE OF THE PLANET: Disappearing acorns — will nobody think of the squirrels? — and energy myths

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LITERARY MINDED: Battle of the Hamlets : John Marsden v Branagh

PLANE TALKING: A look at biofuels in the aviation industry

CROAKEY: How do we resuscitate primary health care? Professor Stephen Leeder, Director of the Australian Health Policy Institute, takes a look.

CORPORATE ENGAGEMENT: Virgins eat their first Whopper

POLLYTICS: The silly season of Australian politics 

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