Politics

Image: James Cridland, Flickr
19
Sep

‘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
18
Sep

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
21
Jul

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).
08
Jul

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.
30
Jun

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
24
Jun

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.

Professor Des Ball, among those honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Photo by Bob Cooper, ANU.
09
Jun
Photo by Stuart Hay
14
May
A female Swift Parrot.
05
May

Forest loss linked to Swift Parrot mortality

Research has linked forest loss in Tasmania to mortality rates for the endangered Swift Parrot.

Japanese flag. Photo courtesy mmphotography.it on flickr
08
Apr

It’s a deal

Japan has taken the first step towards addressing its own food security issues by striking a new trade deal with Australia, an ANU expert says.

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