Dan Rosauer

Walking the corridors of power

For political and policy students, the Australian National Internships Program (ANIP) is an elite entry into the halls of power. With its many contacts and enviable position in the national capital, the program arranges 13-week internships with high-profile politicians and policy leaders to develop research skills and professional networks. In the latest edition of ANU […]

Fossil fuels

The great ANU divestment debate

During the past couple of years, the debate about whether ANU should invest in companies related to the fossil fuels industry has intensified. A year ago, the University launched its socially responsible investment policy, which seeks to provide guidance on what assets should be held in investment portfolios. In the latest edition, ANU Reporter asks […]

Joko Widodo

The perils of popularity

The election of Joko Widodo (or Jokowi) as Indonesia’s president surprised many onlookers who believed he was unready for such high office. In the latest edition of ANU Reporter, PhD researcher LIAM GAMMON uncovers why the election result is not important only because of who won, but because of who lost. Download our free ANU […]

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‘Team Australia': a nationalism framed in terms of external threats

Tony Abbott’s “Team Australia” is a confusing concept. The latest image of Australian nationalism is headed by a staunch monarchist who campaigned against a local head of state. The same “captain” recently revived the British system of honours, which were seen as so foreign that even John Howard, hardly a republican, labelled them “anachronistic”.

Picture by Belinda Pratten

Public policy resilience and the reform narrative

The following speech is from former Treasury Secretary Ken Henry, which was delivered at The Crawford School of Public Policy on Tuesday 16 September 2014.

Photo by Adam McGrath

Politics is no game

In the latest edition of ANU Reporter magazine, former federal opposition leader DR JOHN HEWSON – Professor and Chair in the Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific – discusses the state of political debate and the challenges to develop policies over several governments. […]

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets ANU students Sigourney  Irvine (L), Akira Kinefuchi and Catherine Hallett (R).

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits ANU

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited The Australian National University, in recognition of the University’s long-standing and growing links with Japan.

Former US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell speaks at the Crawford Australian Leadership Forum.

ANU Crawford forum brings experts together to discuss global issues

Experts from around the world have come together at the Australian National University to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the world.

Parliament house

ANU appoints new Public Policy Fellows

Seven new Public Policy Fellows, including two of the country’s top senior public servants, have been appointed to the nation’s most influential policy forum.

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