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Has Australia ever had a humane asylum policy?

24 September 2015

Australia's current asylum policy is often compared with the country's more humanitarian past. Many have accused today's government of defying a proud humanitarian tradition of welcoming persecuted...

Collateral benefit and damage

31 July 2015

The ruling in the case between China and the Philippines over competing claims in the South China Sea will strain relations between Manila and Beijing, but it’ll also impact Vietnam, Taiwan,...

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The Sustainable Development Goals: Team bumblebee or team chimera?

22 July 2015

The sun is setting rapidly on the MDG era. Only months away, at the end of September, world leaders will assemble at the United Nations in New York to agree on a shiny new set of goals to guide...

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Reaping the rewards of research

20 February 2015

Strongly connected to the migrant experience while growing up, a PhD candidate is already receiving recognition for her research on asylum seeker policy.Like many people, Carly Gordyn didn’t consider...

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Time for a new China vision

20 February 2015

 China is not seeking to break the rules of global order, writes Stuart Harris.Australia’s foreign policy, and notably its relations with the US and China, has been a mix of positives and negatives...

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The Singapore Grand Prix and soft power

19 September 2014

Formula One is about serious speed, cutting-edge engineering and transformative technology. But mostly it’s about money. Like no other sport, Formula One (F1) follows the money. That’s why the F1...

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Lost in transmission: The Australia Network, soft power and diplomacy

3 February 2014

According to reports, the Abbott government is considering scrapping the ABC’s Australia Network in the May budget to save money, ending its role in “soft diplomacy” efforts in the Asia-Pacific...

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