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By Ben McLennan
The Australia-France defence partnership has been growing rapidly and is increasingly characterised by points of convergence, not divergence. It may surprise many that shared historical,…
By David White
The available evidence suggests Australia is ‘muddling through’ with an average 30-60% world class professionalism, and it's been a hidden long-term issue. This capability is…
By Vanessa Bates Ramirez
The US will reach its projected peak of 364 million people in 2062, then fall to 336 million by 2100. This would make the US…
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Vonda Malone is the mayor of the Torres Shire Council.
By Stephen Bartos
There is an element of randomness to hotspots and lockdowns. If not the Crossroads Hotel, another COVID-19 cluster might have sprung up somewhere else in…
By Jon (Yuan) Jiang
By being a peaceful negotiator, Moscow shows Beijing that Russia has the capacity to be more than an oil/gas station or commodity-exporting market.
By Abdullahi Alim
Youth movements need to embrace a more mature form of activism, distinct from the popularized puritanism that traditionally dictates the behaviour of young change-makers.
By Ian MacDougall
For the world’s best-known corporate-management consultants, helping tackle the pandemic has been a bonanza. It’s not clear what the government has gotten in return. Ian…
By Amber Schultz & Kishor Napier-Raman
With a staff of 76 largely Canberra-based employees, the office has about $24 million to play with in 2019-20, according to budget estimates.
By Hayley Edwards
With any luck, opening up unused hotels as a safe place for homeless to sleep while maintaining social distancing will be turning point in the…
By Nabil Ahmed
COVID-19 entered a world already struggling with unprecedented levels of inequality. There can be no return to the neoliberal order that was 'normal' prior to…
By Denise-Marie Ordway
White supremacists and other far-right extremist groups are among the greatest threats to domestic security. Denise-Marie Ordway outlines the top 10 strategies of social policy…
Kerry Chant is the CHO for NSW.
By Paul Kelly
The Victorian response – involving the three-pronged approach of test, trace and isolate, plus physical distancing and movement restrictions – is precisely the approach we…
By Scott Hamilton & Stuart Kells
Social housing is ideal for super funds and other investors wanting a steady, long-term return, but they don’t replace the desperate need for more direct…
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