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12 April 2019
ANU Kioloa campus

From hot war to cool oceans: ANU war games at Kioloa

Dr Andrew Carr, Program Convener of the Master of Strategic Studies at the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
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12 April 2019
Sunset over sea

Vale Bill Standish

Very sad news of the passing of our colleague Dr Bill Standish on Sunday 31 March.

12 April 2019
Barbed wire

"Reasons to Doubt": new book from Mai Sato and Carolyn Hoyle

What happens when someone believes they are wrongfully convicted? In the UK applications are made to the Criminal Cases Review Commission, the only body that can refer a case back to the Court of Appeal once direct appeal options are exhausted.

11 April 2019

National Security Podcast: Laura Rosenberger – Democracy, China, and Trump

Navigating an age of heightened competition and technological change

11 April 2019

Jokowi bets on an infrastructure boom

A focus on roads, electricity and water is one of Jokowi's key selling points in his bid for re-election

09 April 2019
Australian money

What will the Coalition be remembered for on tax? Tinkering, blunders and lost opportunities

The tax policies implemented over the six years of the Abbott-Turnbull-Morrison government should be more aptly described as: no reform, lots of tinkering, two blunders and some lost opportunities.

09 April 2019
Parliament House

Podcast: Getting the public service fit for the future

This week on Policy Forum Pod we take a look at the recent review of the Australian Public Service, and ask whether its recommendations can transform the bureaucracy to make it fit for the future, or whether years of creeping politicisation, outsourcing of projects, and a drain of talent have taken too high a toll.

08 April 2019
Tasmania’s fires may have released mercury previously absorbed by trees. AAP Image

Mercury pollution from decades past may have been re-released by Tasmania’s bushfires

Tasmania’s bushfires may have resulted in the release of significant amounts of mercury from burnt trees into the atmosphere. Our research shows that industrial mercury pollution from decades past has been locked up in west Tasmanian trees.

04 April 2019

An incoherent aid budget

Stephen Howes on the aid budget and Australia's Pacific strategy

03 April 2019

It’s the budget cash splash that reaches back in time

by Peter Martin

Talk about retrospective. In his determination to quickly inject money into the economy (for economic as well...

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