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Commentary
How the coronavirus crisis has brewed a ‘revolt of the professionals’ in China
Doctors, scientists, lawyers and journalists are pushing back against Communist Party structures in a rare backlash against suppression of information. If Beijing can learn to…
Commentary
How Beijing's silence helped spread the virus
Beijing's blaming of local officials and signs on a clampdown on information about the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has tragic echoes of the mishandling of the SARs virus more than…
Reports
The fourth industrial revolution and international migration
This working paper examines the implications of digitalisation for skilled migration in high-income countries such as Australia and outlines key areas for policymakers in relation…
Clear waters and green mountains: Will Xi Jinping take the lead on climate change?
Analyses
Clear waters and green mountains: Will Xi Jinping take the lead on climate change?
President Trump’s retreat on climate change put China ‘in the driver’s seat’. But to really demonstrate leadership, China needs to green its overseas investments. Sam Geall
A Global Compact on Refugees: The role of Australia
Analyses
A Global Compact on Refugees: The role of Australia
Australia has a vested interest and particular experience and expertise to contribute to the Global Compact on Refugees in order to institute a more effective and equitable…
Reports
Removal of failed asylum seekers in Australia: A comparative perspective
This working paper reviews the current policy of removing failed asylum seekers in Australia and draws lessons from similar policy areas and reforms in the United Kingdom and…
Commentary
What do we know about the Central American refugee deal between the US and Australia?
In an opinion piece published in The Guardian, Jiyoung Song provides details on a deal Australia has announced to accept refugees from a US-led camp in Costa Rica.Jiyoung Song
Australia and the anti-trafficking regime in Southeast Asia
Reports
Australia and the anti-trafficking regime in Southeast Asia
This working paper reviews recent trends in human trafficking in Southeast Asia and the status of the anti-trafficking regime in ASEAN member states. It examines…