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1999-2000 Issue outlines
by Jo McInerney
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2000 / 30:- Should the Victorian Government establish homework guidelines for schools?
2000 / 29:- Should children be used to catch shopkeepers illegally selling tobacco products to minors?
2000 / 27 - 28:- Should lesbians and single women be allowed access to IVF fertility treatment?
2000 / 26:- Should controls on domestic dogs be tightened?
2000 / 24-25:- Should late-term abortions be performed, for any reason, including fear of birth defects?
2000 / 22-23:- Is enough being done to facilitate detection of drugs in sports, including in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games?
2000 / 21:- Should the GST be applied to tampons and sanitary napkins?
2000 / 20:- Should bodysuits be worn by Australian swimmers?
2000 / 19:- Should extinct animals be "resurrected" by cloning?
2000 / 16-17:- Should schools be able to test students for drugs?
2000 / 14-15:- Should revisionist historians, such as David Irving, be allowed an unrestricted hearing?
2000 / 11-13 :- Should heroin safe injecting rooms be trialled?
2000 / 09-10 :- Should mandatory sentencing be revoked in both the Northern Territory and Western Australia?
2000 / 08 :- Should schools be blamed for inadequate measures to combat school bullying?
2000 / 07 :- Is Australian cricket racist?
2000 / 06 :- Should parents be able to select the sex of their children?
2000 / 04 - 05 :- Discarded syringes on Victorian beaches: have state and local governments done sufficient to address the problem?
2000 / 03 :- Children and Merchandising: is the Pokemon phenomenon a desirable development?
2000 / 01 - 02 :- The Y2K / Millenium Bug: hoax or hazard - were Australia's precautions appropriate?
1999 / 45 :- The 2UE cash-for-comment controversy: did John Laws and Alan Jones behave appropriately?
1999 / 44 :- Youth, sex and AIDS: should condom vending machines be installed in schools?
1999 / 43 :- SOCOG: were Olympic Games ticket sales significantly mishandled?
1999 / 42 :- Gender pricing: should women be charged more than men for services such as haircuts?
1999 / 41 :- The conscription debate: should Australia re-introduce national service?
1999 / 39 - 40 :- Sexual misconduct and the clergy: Has the case of the Anglican Bishop of Canberra been handled appropriately?
1999 / 37 - 38 :- Australia and East Timor: has Australia's handling of the East Timor situation been appropriate?
1999 / 36 :- Politics and media "gags": should the Victorian Premier have prevented Liberal election candidates from speaking to the news media?