Australia

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Australian growers are effectively banned from a huge market. But details of the decision show how it may be reversed.

The elderly in Southeast Asia are at greater risk of poverty amidst major shifts in labour markets, technology and deficient social protection policies. Photo: Shutterstock

CEPAR researchers are working with the World Bank and the Indonesian Ministry of National Development Planning to create a powerful social policy tool to improve the economic welfare of millions of people.

UNSW alumnus Tim Middlemiss

Tim Middlemiss is one of only 200 emerging leaders from across the Asia Pacific to have been selected for the Obama Foundation Leaders Program.

Sustainable Development Goals

Rapid progress for Australia on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is possible and could deliver a fairer, greener, more prosperous nation in 2030 – if managed properly – new UNSW research has found.

USA China relations

It will take skilled diplomacy for Australia to keep both China and the US happy, but it is important to do so.

A legal signature

A former investment treaty between India and Australia allows for a legal claim if the mine doesn’t go ahead, but this shouldn’t deter a federal government, says a UNSW Law researcher.

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Australia's immigration department doesn't keep a record of the number of people applying for asylum at airports. This means there is no oversight over the treatment of those seeking protection.

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New jobs and investment for Australia's growing space industry are promised with the backing of the new space agency. It's hoped that all states and territories will benefit from a national approach.

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A decade after the launch of a national campaign against homelessness, the trends are all going the wrong way. A new annual report highlights what's gone wrong and what must be done.

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Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.

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