Public policy

Former Treasurer Wayne Swan launches his book The Good Fight at the ANU. Photo by Stuart Hay

Swan launches book on Labor years at ANU

Former Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan has visited the Australian National University to launch his book on the turbulent years of the Rudd and Gillard Governments.

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ANU builds social research, finds decline in satisfaction with democracy

ANU is building its social research capacity with the launch of the new Australian Centre for Applied Social Research Methods, and the acquisition of leading polling organisation the Social Research Centre.

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Australia’s ageing population poses budget risks

A new report from the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research highlights the pressures on Australia’s economy from an ageing population.

Federal Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull at the 2014 China Update. Photo by David Paterson, ANU.

2014 China Update a success

Minister for Communications Malcolm Turnbull joined many of the world’s leading experts on China at the Australian National University (ANU) 2014 China Update.

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.

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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.

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Emeritus Professor Stuart Harris and the book launch of China's Foreign Policy

Former PM Hawke launches book on China’s rise

Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has launched a new book on the rise of China by ANU Professor Stuart Harris, using his speech to discuss China’s economic rise and growing influence in the region.

Photo courtesy of Marc Nozell on flickr.

Fostering closer energy ties with the US

An ANU collaboration with the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory has been raised during talks between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the White House.

Professor Des Ball, among those honoured in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Photo by Bob Cooper, ANU.
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RBA should leave rates unchanged in June: Shadow RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia should leave interest rates unchanged in June despite uncertainty over the economic outlook, the Australian National University’s RBA Shadow Board has found.

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