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25 June 2020

Pandemic will cause $US21 trillion in global economic pain

The global economy could lose up to $US21.8 trillion in 2020 alone due to COVID-19, according to new analysis from...

22 June 2020

Ban on toxic mercury looms in sugar cane farming, but Australia still has a way to go

This month, federal authorities finally announced an upcoming ban on mercury-containing pesticide in Australia. We are one of the...

17 June 2020

Global poverty: coronavirus could drive it up for the first time since the 1990s

As COVID-19 slows in developed countries, the virus’s spread is speeding up in the developing world. Three-quarters of new...

16 June 2020

Foreign Minister to speak on Australia and the world in the time of COVID-19

Australian Foreign Minister, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, will deliver a major speech at The Australian National University’s National Security...

04 June 2020

How a tightening of wallets pushed Australia into recession

A go-slow on spending sent the economy backwards 0.3% in the first three months of this year, only the...

03 June 2020

Translating COVID messages vital for Indigenous health

COVID-19 has underlined the urgent need for a coordinated national framework of interpreters and translation services for Australia's Indigenous languages,...

03 June 2020

Asian plan to help world recover from COVID-19

Prominent former senior government officials and leading academics are calling for Asian nations to work together in order to ensure...

02 June 2020

China 2030: Power in a disrupted world

What trends and drivers could shape China’s trajectory out to 2030? Find out in a new paper, China 2030: Power in a Disrupted World, recently published by the National Security College’s Futures Hub.

02 June 2020

Why is there so much furore over China's Belt and Road Initiative?

There were certainly questions asked when Victoria first signed a memorandum of understanding to join China’s Belt and Road...

02 June 2020

Cash rate should stay low despite eased lockdown

As Australia's economy starts to cautiously reopen, The Australian National University's RBA Shadow Board is calling for the cash rate...

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