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Shrinking petrol tax fuelling gas guzzlers

A decade-old decision to remove automatic indexation of petrol excise duty is contributing to Australia’s continuing reliance on gas guzzlers and helping to put the brakes on the take-up of fuel efficient vehicles.

Saving the fish in Asia and the Pacific

Urgent action is needed to prevent irreversible damage to the region’s fisheries, writes TOM KOMPAS.

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.

'Price collar' could break climate deadlock

The world needs to move away from only setting national carbon emission targets, and instead supplement these with an agreed maximum and minimum carbon price that clearly measures the effort it takes to reach these targets, according to new research.

A good global citizen in tight times

It's time for the Coalition to push for aid effectiveness, writes STEPHEN HOWES.

Little green lies

From policy to politics through to personal decisions, thinking ‘green’ is changing our lives in numerous and profound ways. But are those decisions based on the best evidence? PROFESSOR JEFF BENNETT writes that we need to look out for ‘little green lies’.

An experience to turn you 360 degrees

A new intensive study tour will give participants the chance to completely immerse themselves in China in the company of some of the world's greatest experts on the country.

Chief Justice tackles Indonesian constitution

The leading Indonesian legal scholar, politician and Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of Indonesia Mohammad Mahfud MD will discuss constitutional and legal reform in his country at the Crawford School on Monday.

Policy makers eye pricing scheme

China is keeping a close eye on Australia's carbon pricing scheme, but that doesn't mean they'll adopt the same ideas, according a leading expert.

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.

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