Politics & Social Issues

1 September 2014

To mitigate dangerously destabilising tensions between great powers, this report recommends establishing new Asian security dialogues and communication hotlines between the Chinese National Security Council and its Indian and American counterparts.

1 September 2014

This is the final report of the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program, which found that the program was poorly planned and poorly implemented.

1 September 2014

This summary of proceedings and outcomes for the 2014 iteration of the Australia-India Roundtable includes policy ideas to advance the bilateral relationship in the years ahead.

31 August 2014

Why is New Zealand's Government planning to spend $218 million over five years to double subsidies to first-home buyers of new houses, adding demand to a market is already supply constrained?

29 August 2014

This report highlights the efforts of Papua New Guinea's civil society to change attitudes and assist the victims of violence against women, and the role Australia is playing to help PNG address the problem.

29 August 2014

In response to an increasing number of people presenting with complex needs for emergency relief, the Salvation Army has piloted and implemented a more holistic approach to the delivery of ER – the Doorways philosophy.

28 August 2014

Addresses a number of key issues confronting Australian scientists and researchers.

28 August 2014

What does it mean to be a whistleblower in the 21st century?

28 August 2014

This study investigates a number of inequality indicators in New Zealand, particularly the current gaps in the indicators between the European population and Māori and Pacific people.

27 August 2014

Susan Lever welcomes Helen Garner’s perceptive account of the courtroom dramas unleashed one Father’s Day near Geelong.