ANU Asian language courses to be available online

Six important Asian languages rarely taught nationally will now become more accessible.

ANU research reveals gender inequity in tax and welfare systems

ANU research explores gender inequity in Australia's tax and welfare systems.

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

Graduates from ANU have been ranked Australia’s most employable graduates and are listed among the world’s most sought after employees.

On the latest Rohingya crisis

Visiting Fellow, Trevor Wilson provides background on Rohingya crisis.

Rewriting the Anzac myth: Recognising Indigenous soldiers on the war front

By CAP student correspondent Diana Tung

Research undertaken at The Australian National University and collaborating universities has confirmed that the contributions of Indigenous peoples to Australia’s defence over the 20th century have not been adequately recognised until recently.

Former ANU Dean of Asian Studies presented with the Merdeka Award in Malaysia

By Student Correspondent, Dot Mason

Professor Anthony Milner, Basham Professor of Asian History at ANU (1994-2013) and Dean of Asian Studies (1996-2005, was awarded the prestigious Merdeka Award in Malaysia last week.

New clue may reveal the fate of famous French explorer

An anthropologist at the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific may have stumbled across a clue to resolving one of the most enduring mysteries of Pacific history - the fate of famous French navigator, Jean François de Galaup, Comte de La Pérouse who disappeared in 1788.

The voyage of Comte de La Pérouse. Image: ANU.

ASEAN and Australia beyond 50

Australia, as ASEAN’s longest-standing partner, should support its multilateralism, look for opportunities to deepen the relationship, and show area-specific leadership in Southeast Asia, Huong Le Thu writes.

Labor's foreign policy navigates international disruption

A 360-degree scan is as necessary in taking one’s policy bearings as it is in determining one’s geospatial position.

Speaking at the Australian National University’s annual Australia 360 event on Tuesday, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong chronicled Labor’s foreign policy vision for Asia.

“Recognising where we’ve been is a vital part of knowing where we are, and both are essential if we are to chart the course to where we need to go,” Senator Wong said.

“You can’t steer the ship of state if you don’t know where you’re going.”

Call for G20 action on energy issues

An international climate policy expert at The Australian National University (ANU) has called on G20 leaders to take concrete steps to reduce fossil-fuel subsidies and reform global energy governance.

Dr Christian Downie said the G20 has been struggling to deal with fossil fuel subsidies, despite pledging to phase them out in 2009.

"Billions and billions of dollars are spent by national governments every year subsidising fossil fuels when climate scientists tell us we need to be rapidly reducing global emissions," Dr Downie said.


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