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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.

Searching for solutions

Collaborative research is helping to shed light on how to close the gap on Indigenous health disadvantage.

The Canberra Experiment

Public Policy Fellow Professor Stephen Dovers is on a mission to show that Canberra has something unusual to offer and that public policy isn’t as dull as it sounds.

Pre-poll rate rise a possibility

An interest rate rise could be on the cards in the lead up to the general election, according to Crawford School Chair in Public Policy Professor Warwick McKibbin.

Committee chaos: how the Indonesian Parliament really works

Significant decisions in the Indonesian Parliament are being made in an undemocratic, disorganised and ill-disciplined way, according to a new study.

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