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Malcolm Turnbull speech to Crawford School of Public Policy

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Federal Member for Wentworth and Shadow Minister for Communications and Broadband, gave this speech at the launch of the Asia & Pacific Policy Studies journal on July 19.

Gas guzzlers fuelled by shrinking petrol tax

Australia is stuck in the slow lane while other countries speed ahead in fuel efficient vehicles, writes PAUL BURKE.

Rethinking federalism

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.

Australia: a very good risk to play

Australian assets continue to attract the world to its surging share market, according to Chair in Public Policy Professor Warwick McKibbin.

Welfare cuts to lone parents will not help them find work

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.

Sustainable leadership

Governments and civil society need to measure success by more than just gross domestic product, writes ROBERT COSTANZA.

Poised on the nuclear precipice

Barack Obama's historic and optimistic nuclear speech has given way to concern on disarmament and non-proliferation, writes RAMESH THAKUR.

Understanding Chinese aid

China will continue increase its aid to developing countries even while it tackles poverty on its own doorstep, according to a representative from the Chinese Government at the Crawford School’s Aid from Emerging Asia conference.

Nuclear weapons: The State of Play

A major new report authoritatively documents the diminishing global enthusiasm for nuclear disarmament, and the growing risks of nuclear proliferation.

Future proofing

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.

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