Politics & Social Issues

Commentary
23 April 2015

What makes deliberative processes so different from other community engagement processes?

Commentary
22 April 2015

More French soldiers died at Gallipoli than Australians, writes Nic Maclellan, and many of the allied troops were African and Indian.

Research
22 April 2015

This paper is intended to provide a brief but authoritative account of key issues in NSW politics, providing relevant context and legislative history.

Commentary
20 April 2015

The Canberra lobbying world has a dirty little secret: business just doesn't get politics, and the industry is built on that ignorance.

Research
20 April 2015

This report investigates and provides recommendations for improving end of life care with a particular focus on advance care planning.

Research
20 April 2015

In April 1965, on the fiftieth anniversary of the landing at Gallipoli, Ken Inglis travelled to Anzac Cove with a boatload of diggers making a pilgrimage to the scene of Australia’s best-known...

Research
20 April 2015

This paper suggests five immediate changes which could help make Australia's terrorism warning system better meet the public’s expectation that the government will provide useful information on...

Research
20 April 2015

This paper explores contemporary official and scholarly thinking on aid, development, conflict prevention and strategic shaping to try to identify promising avenues to promote regional growth and...

Research
19 April 2015

The Government must act to prevent excessive fees taking at least $40,000 from the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement, argues this report.

Research
17 April 2015

The Sudan conflict has been one of the longest running in contemporary African history. This paper provides an update on the current crisis in South Sudan.