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.
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.
Lifting the heavy burden of obesity
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.