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Alienating the Pacific

How should Australia conduct its business in the Pacific? How should an elephant behave when meeting with mice? How does it avoid squashing them?  Scott Morrison says that as Australia’s prime minister he needs to tread carefully in Pacific Forum … Continue reading

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Where is the climate policy debate?

Through the first week of Campaign ’22, our choice of government seems to be turning not on critical policy questions but on how leaders answer trivia questions. For a sense of perspective on this, try reading the opening chapter of … Continue reading

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Challenges and opportunities for a new premier

Peter Gutwein should not be judged by how long he lasted as premier, but such comparisons are inevitable. Against some predecessors he barely rates. There was a period around World War II when a person could spend their whole childhood … Continue reading

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