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Something fishy about proposed dams

Millions of people are in danger of going hungry if the construction of dams on the lower Mekong River in South-East Asia goes ahead, according to research from the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Lifting the heavy burden of obesity

Could a tax on highly processed foods help change consumer behaviour about the over consumption of food? That's the subject of an ABC Big Ideas show featuring Professor Adrian Kay from the Crawford School.

New society to improve region’s public policy

A new society will bring together the region and the world’s best public policy minds at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Hewson and Delaney Honorary Professorial Fellows

Former leader of the Liberal Party The Honourable Dr John Hewson AM and former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Mr Michael Delaney have been appointed Honorary Professorial Fellows.

World's rivers running on empty

Four of the world’s great rivers, including the Murray Darling, are all suffering from drastically reduced flows as a direct result of water extraction, according to new Crawford School research.

Understanding Asian aid: forum

Asia’s increasingly significant contribution to regional aid that has seen China’s development cooperation increase by nearly 30 per cent in a decade will be examined at the Crawford School tomorrow.

Learning lessons from history

How to learn the lessons of the past to ensure politicians and the public service aren’t doing the policy equivalent of reinventing the wheel is the subject of a special event today.

Where to next for aged care reform?

Minister for Mental Health and Ageing The Hon. Mark Butler MP will be the keynote speaker at a special one-day forum tomorrow aiming to light the road ahead towards policy reform in Australian aged care.

'Price collar' could break climate deadlock

The world needs to move away from only setting national carbon emission targets, and instead supplement these with an agreed maximum and minimum carbon price that clearly measures the effort it takes to reach these targets, according to new research.

World-leading ecological economist joins Crawford School

One of the world’s leading ecological economists, Professor Robert Costanza, has been appointed to a Chair in Public Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

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