Kerrie Tucker


A democracy deficit? Community attitudes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

While this survey found that only 11 per cent of respondents were aware of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, the majority, once informed of it, supported greater transparency and accountability in the negotiation process and had strong views on what should and should not be included...

Culture of resistance: Australia's response to the inappropriate use of antimicrobials

This paper looks at how Australian governments have responded to anti-microbial resistance (AMR) since the problem became evident in the 1980s. Of particular importance in Australia’s response was the 1999 establishment of the Joint Expert Technical Advisory Committee on Antibiotic Resistance (JETACAR), which was set...