Featured Article

Confident, competent, inconsistent: Australia’s strategic personality

IAN HALL | There is broad agreement that Australian diplomacy and defence policy need to change to meet the challenges posed by a more… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 4: Right-leaning neo-liberalism’s obsession with property rights runs through slavery

RON BEVACQUA | The third post in this blog series discussed how right-leaning neo-liberalism, as opposed to classical liberalism, places property rights above all… Read More

This is what Australia needs to bring to Egypt for COP27

WESLEY MORGAN | Officials from nearly 200 nations are gathering in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt, for the 27th United Nations climate change conference known as COP27. Multiple… Read More

Towards a digitally inclusive society: Can Sri Lanka achieve it?

PRABATH PERERA | Sri Lanka has progressed through numerous challenges during the past few decades, such as thirty years of civil war, the… Read More

HIV/AIDS in the Pacific: The forgotten ticking timebomb

RENATA RAM  |  Over the last decade, Pacific island countries have had to deal with a multitude of problems, with the increase in non-communicable diseases,… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 3: The anti-democratic aims of right-leaning neo-liberalism

RON BEVACQUA | The first post in this blog series noted that the ILO, USAID, and Word Bank began implementing programs that targeted the… Read More

Change underfoot in the uneasy UK-China relationship?

CAITLIN BYRNE | China’s President Xi Jinping was swift to send his condolences to King Charles III on the passing of the British… Read More

Now, we begin: 10 simple ways to make Australia’s climate game truly next-level

WESLEY MORGAN | Australia last week moved to tackle the climate crisis when federal parliament passed Labor’s climate bill. But the new law is just… Read More

Privatising Poverty Series Part 2: Market-based development vs structural adjustment―same same, but different

RON BEVACQUA | Some comments on the first post in this blog series linked market-based development to the structural adjustment programs (SAPs) pursued by… Read More

Bangladesh seeks support from the IMF: Why and what lies ahead?

IYANATUL ISLAM | Local and international media reports have highlighted the news that Bangladesh has sought financial assistance from the IMF. A widely… Read More

Subscribe

Please enter your details to receive articles as they are published.

Our research focuses on the trade and business, politics, governance, security, economies and development of the Asia Pacific and their significance for Australia. Griffith University is committed to advancing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the region.