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Disadvantage move welcomed

The announcement of a move towards greater cooperation between peak bodies for business, trade unions and social services has been welcomed by Crawford School social issues expert Professor Peter Whiteford.

Stimulus a shelter from GFC storm

Australian society saw out the storm of the Global Financial Crisis without its poorest residents getting poorer, partly thanks to well-targeted stimulus payments, according to a leading social researcher.

Vote buying prevalent in Indonesia and the Pacific

New research shows that exchanging money and goods for people's votes is rife in the Pacific and Indonesia.

How many is too many? Future Forum tackles immigration

The thorny issue of immigration was in the spotlight in the recent Future Forum broadcast.

Develop your network

Five ANU students will get the chance to network with some of the world’s most influential development and aid experts, thanks to a one off grant.

Unpicking productivity

What does productivity actually mean? And what happens to the economy if we aren’t able to make satisfactory progress in increasing it? Those are some of the questions addressed in a new issues paper.

Leading Tasmania into the Asian Century

Tasmania has a golden opportunity to make the most of the way that it engages with Asia, according to one of the lead authors of the Tasmanian Government’s Asian Century White Paper.

Nuclear weapons: The State of Play

A major new report authoritatively documents the diminishing global enthusiasm for nuclear disarmament, and the growing risks of nuclear proliferation.

Hult team pick up prize partnerships

Crawford School students laid their plans for global food security on the table at this year's Hult Prize competition and gained partnerships that will enable their model to change the future.

Aim high: big carbon targets achievable

The UK Government target of reducing emissions by 80 per cent by 2050 is achievable, according to the Chief Executive of the UK Committee on Climate Change.

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