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New deal the key to development

Timor-Leste’s Finance Minister has called for greater independence for developing countries in setting their own development agenda during a speech at the Crawford School.

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.

Crawford congratulates graduates

A record-breaking 290 Crawford School graduate coursework students will receive their awards at this week’s graduation ceremonies, with 12 more to receive their PhDs.

The rocky road to research

Battling rough high seas in a dinghy, incurring the wrath of village sorcerers and making school teachers flee in fear – the path to research can be much more than trawling through books.

Asylum plan threatens aid effectiveness

A government decision to divert part of its aid budget to covering the costs of asylum seekers risks undermining aid effectiveness, according to Development Policy Centre Director Professor Stephen Howes.

Showing the parliamentary ropes

Taking your seat as a newly-elected member of parliament can be a daunting experience, but a program run by the Crawford School’s Centre for Democratic Institutions is helping Papua New Guinea’s new parliamentarians find their feet.

Bob Brown's advice to Crawford students

Environmentalist and former leader of the Greens Dr Bob Brown has some advice for Crawford School students in their future careers: make sure you’re doing something that people will be grateful for a hundred years from now.

Seeing the inner workings of the US Senate

Masters student Josh Machin is set to walk the world stage after being selected to head to Washington DC to work with a US Senator.

Prime Minister launches National Security Strategy at Crawford School

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has used a speech at the Crawford School’s National Security College to launch a new National Security Strategy.

Risky business

Why are women underpaid in comparison to men? And what’s the solution? Academic, author and Public Policy Fellow Alison Booth thinks finding the answer may mean revisiting our past.

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