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24 April 2020

Why trust is so important to Australia’s pandemic response

Lessons from Australia’s unprecedented $235 billion infrastructure program can help governments to maintain the community support they need to beat...

24 April 2020

Recovery process facing serious challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic forced unexpected responses from the Morrison government, including increased unemployment benefits, free childcare and a range of...

23 April 2020

Murky origins: why China will never welcome a global inquiry into the source of COVID-19

Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne has led a bipartisan call for a global inquiry into the origins of the...

22 April 2020
It could take several years for Australia's economy to regain its strength.

Economy recovery 'could take several years'

It could take several years for Australia's economy to regain its strength in the wake of COVID-19, Professor Warwick McKibbin...

22 April 2020
A new report is calling for humanity to urgently prepare a plan so our species can survive.

Plan urgently needed to meet threats to human survival

A new report is calling for humanity to urgently prepare a plan so our species can survive and thrive well...

22 April 2020
The hard and dirty work of restoring ecosystems will be invaluable in coming decades.

The green gig economy: precarious workers are on the frontline of climate change fight

Politicians and business people are fond of making promises to plant thousands of trees to slow climate change. But who...

21 April 2020
The last thing the Australian economy needs is even greater concentration.

Covid-19 and Virgin: another monopoly or another bailout?

How many Australian industries can you name that aren’t dominated by just three or four big players? Not too many....

20 April 2020

How climate change affected foraging patterns of prehistoric humans in Indonesia

During the transitional period between the Pleistocene epoch (or the Ice Age, from 2.58 million to 11,700 years ago)...

20 April 2020

What Allies Want: Reconsidering Loyalty, Reliability, and Alliance Interdependence

International diplomacy stretches well beyond pleasantries and 30-second media grabs. How one ally perceives and responds to the behaviour of...

20 April 2020
A growing chorus of Australian commentators has called for social distancing measures to be eased or radically curtailed.

Open letter from 174 Australian economists: don't sacrifice health for 'the economy'

In recent weeks a growing chorus of Australian commentators has called for social distancing measures to be eased or radically...

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