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15 April 2020

COVID-19 to push half a billion people into poverty

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could increase global poverty by as much as half a billion people or...

15 April 2020

From the bushfires to coronavirus, our old ‘normal’ is gone forever. So what’s next?

The world faces profound disruption. For Australians who lived through the most horrific fire season on record, there has been...

15 April 2020
JobKeeper is quick

JobKeeper is quick, dirty and effective: there was no time to make it perfect

No Australian government has ever spent A$130 billion so quickly. Last Tuesday, when the Prime Minister announced the government would...

15 April 2020
Open letter to the prime minister

Open letter to the prime minister: extend coronavirus support to temporary workers

Many temporary Australian residents will be excluded from the JobSeeker Payment and Coronavirus Supplement to be provided to permanent residents....

15 April 2020
Sorry to disappoint climate deniers

Sorry to disappoint climate deniers, but coronavirus makes the low-carbon transition more urgent

Climate deniers have been hanging out for the United Nations’ next big summit to fail. In a sense, the coronavirus...

30 March 2020

Give people and businesses money now they can pay back later (if and when they can)

The novel coronavirus sees Australia facing major unprecedented health and economic crises. The key to preventing a downward spiral of...

23 March 2020

The lizard in the volcano

In the aftermath of our own cataclysmic summer, turning to the accumulated wisdom, knowledge and cultural practices of Indigenous nations...

07 March 2020

International Women's Day 2020: Meet the amazing women at CAP

To celebrate International Women's Day 2020, the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific introduces you to some of the...

07 March 2020

We are Generation Equality: Realising women's rights

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific recognises International Women’s Day 2020. The College pays tribute to the contribution of...

24 February 2020

Climate Update 2020

Head of the ANU Climate Change Institute Prof Mark Howden spoke of the gravity of our dilemma at the university’s...


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