Australian National University


Items published


10 Oct 2016


Maintaining national security in an age of terrorism means that we, as citizens, are asked to relinquish certain individual rights and liberties in the name of public safety. Whether it is the retention of our telecommunications activities, ability to walk around our...


22 Feb 2016

In the week of 15-19 February, the National Security College hosted a major cybersecurity conference – Securing our Future in Cyberspace – bringing together our international research program partners from the United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

To launch the conference, on 15 February...


30 Sep 2015

The collection of essays brings together leading social scientists from the Asia-Pacific region. We argue for the benefit of dialogue between the diverse theories and methods of social sciences in the region, the role of the social sciences in addressing real-world problems, the need to...


15 Apr 2015

The South China Sea is a major strategic waterway for trade and energy shipments to Asia’s major economies. It has been the focus of maritime disputes which have continued for more than six decades, with competing claims from China, Vietnam, the Philippines and others. In...


A case history of professional prejudice
15 Aug 2013

This book recounts some experiences of young Australians with catastrophic brain injuries, their families and the medical system which they encountered. Whilst most of the events described occurred two to three decades ago they raise questions relevant to contemporary medical practice.

The patients whose...

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Working paper

Recommendations for Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme
28 Mar 2018

This paper evaluates the impact of the Australian agriculture sector's Pacific seasonal worker program on workers, their households, and communities.


ANROWS Horizons Issue 01-2018
29 Jan 2018

Foregrounding the perspective of Aboriginal people who work within the family violence space or have had experience of family violence, this report supports the creation of a network of place-based Indigenous family violence strategies owned and managed by Indigenous people.


3 May 2017

This report presents the first stage of a new measure of the strength of organisational processes for responding to staff wrongdoing concerns, based on responses to the Survey of Organisational Processes and Procedures conducted in 2016 by Whistling While They Work 2: Improving managerial responses...



2 Sep 2016

When the WA government issued a draft of its first independent policy on Aboriginal development ( Resilient Families, Strong Communities: A Roadmap for Regional and Remote Aboriginal Communities ) in mid July, it signalled the final act in a drama that began with the failure...

Discussion paper

28 Jul 2016

This paper addresses the question: what things can the petroleum industry do in pursuit of its economic interests that will also help to reduce greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere?

The industry has accepted that climate change is real and human-induced, and has even...