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Reforming Australia's superannuation tax system and the age pension to improve work and savings incentives

Australia’s retirement income system combines private and public provision for old age. Retirees rely on private (but highly regulated) superannuation...

The Sri Lankan civil war and Australia's migration policy response: a historical case study with contemporary implications

Sri Lanka’s civil war lasted almost 26 years and cost tens of thousands of lives. Since the end of the war in 2009, several thousand asylum seekers from...

The future of Asian regionalism: not what it used to be?

The largely unexpected election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has overturned many assumptions and expectations about the future of...

Gauging change in Australian aid: stakeholder perceptions of the Government Aid Program

In this article, we use data from the 2013 and 2015 Australian Aid Stakeholder Surveys to gauge the extent of the changes to the Australian Government Aid...

Closing the cycle: how South Australia and Asia can benefit from re-inventing used nuclear fuel management

A large and growing market exists for the management of used nuclear fuel. Urgent need for service lies in Asia, also the region of the fastest growth in...

Insights for Indigenous policy from the applied behavioural sciences

People are neither completely rational, nor completely random in their decisions. Rather, they exhibit predictable biases that not only make it less...

Controlling irregular migration in the Asia-Pacific: is Australia acting against its own interests?

Australia invests heavily throughout the Asia-Pacific region in mechanisms to control irregular people movements. Information has been leaked about...

Fiscal challenges for Australia: the next decade and beyond

In Australia, both the Commonwealth and state governments are running substantial budget deficits, and future challenges are likely to make these problems...

The policy and politics of reform of the Australian Goods and Services Tax

In February this year, Prime Minister Turnbull took Goods and Services Tax (GST) reform off the table, but history would suggest it will come into play...

Augmenting expert elicitation with structured visual deliberation

Policy decisions frequently depend on quantitative judgements made by domain experts. The quality of those judgements depends in turn on the nature of the...

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