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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...

22 May 2020

Australia, it's time to talk about our water emergency

The last bushfire season showed Australians they can no longer pretend climate change will not affect them. But there’s another...

22 May 2020

When the Coronavirus Supplement stops, JobSeeker needs to increase by $185 a week

The Morrison government’s changes to welfare payments were among its most significant responses to the coronavirus crisis.

In April,...

22 May 2020

5000 rare and unique maps are now available online

More than 5,000 unique maps from the Asia-Pacific Map Collection are now available online as part of an ongoing project...

22 May 2020

New global forum to tackle macroeconomic recovery

A new body of global economists has been formed at ANU's Crawford School of Public Policy to find pathways to...


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