Dr Ken Henry is one of the country’s best-known public servants and a renowned economist. In his new role as Executive Chair of the ANU Institute of Public Policy at the Crawford School, he hopes to bring fresh thinking to the nation’s biggest challenges and opportunities, writes JAMES GIGGACHER.
Australian employers are not giving a fair go to all, writes Public Policy Fellow ALISON BOOTH.
The outgoing Chairman of the COAG Reform Council Paul McClintock AO has called for a “national conversation” about the future of Australia’s federal system.
Australian assets continue to attract the world to its surging share market, according to Chair in Public Policy Professor Warwick McKibbin.
Contrary to a recent opinion piece, the indications are that most children who are abused do not live in lone-parent or step families, writes PETER WHITEFORD.
Governments and civil society need to measure success by more than just gross domestic product, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.
Barack Obama's historic and optimistic nuclear speech has given way to concern on disarmament and non-proliferation, writes RAMESH THAKUR.
Australia's success in the Asian Century should come from unilateral domestic reforms of trade policy, not preferential deals, write GREG LOPEZ and MALCOLM BOSWORTH.
Climate change has the potential to cause devastation to the world’s poor and could undo decades of development hard work, according to a senior executive from the World Bank.
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.