A decision to reallocate $375 million in aid spending to cover asylum seeker costs will come at a high price for aid effectiveness, writes STEPHEN HOWES.
Myanmar is a country undergoing rapid economic, political and social change writes ANTHONY SWAN.
FRANK JOTZO analyses Australia's emissions target at the Doha climate conference.
Nepali politics is navigating its way to the possibility of a people's democracy, write RAMESH SUNAM and KESHAB GOUTAM.
This is an edited version of a speech Dr Ken Henry AC gave to the Crawford School of Public Policy on 18 July as part of the week-long event, Policy public: ideas, insights and initiatives until 2020.
Transforming climate policies will grow a greener China, write FRANK JOTZO and YONGSHENG ZHANG.
The 2012 Sir Roland Wilson lecture by Mr Paul McClintock AO, Chairman of the COAG Reform Council.
There are urgent economic challenges ahead for China’s new government, writes PETER DRYSDALE.
The Australian Senate has set itself a tough task by choosing to evaluate the effectiveness of Australian aid to Afghanistan, write STEPHEN HOWES and JONATHAN PRYKE.
Shinzo Abe may have won a decisive victory in Japan's general election, but behind the numbers lies disquiet about the country's future direction, writes PETER DRYSDALE.