How to learn the lessons of the past to ensure politicians and the public service aren’t doing the policy equivalent of reinventing the wheel is the subject of a special event today.
Australia needs to pay closer attention to potential regional strategic conflict hotspots, according to one of Australia’s leading international relations experts.
A new society will bring together the region and the world’s best public policy minds at the Crawford School of Public Policy.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz will be one of the keynote speakers at a special six-day set of conferences in Bangkok looking at the take up of a very Australian idea – income contingent loans.
A generous gift from the Harold Mitchell Foundation to the Development Policy Centre at the Crawford School is set to help ensure that Australian aid is able to give more to countries in need.
Papua New Guinea’s 2013 budget was in the spotlight at a special National Budget Forum.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard has used a speech at the Crawford School’s National Security College to launch a new National Security Strategy.
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.
Putting tax reform on the policy agenda will ensure the benefits of growth are more equally shared, writes PETER WHITEFORD.
Australia’s carbon tax may be a political “hot potato” but on the global stage it’s marking the country out as a leader, according to an executive of the World Bank.