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.
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.
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.
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.
At the recent 2017 Mongolia Update held at ANU, Professor Li Narangoa was awarded the Mongolian State Medal of Friendship, the second highest medal issued by the Mongolian President.
Professor Narangoa received the Medal for her cumulative work in building cultural exchanges between Mongolia and Australia through projects such as establishing the Mongolia Institute and setting up Mongolian Studies.
Thanks very much for having me today. It is an honor for me to do this. I have some prepared remarks I would like to deliver, but they will be shorter, I think, than you are used to.I have read some transcripts of events here at the Press Club, so am very much looking forward to the famous "frank and fearless" Q&A session.