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Issue Analysis

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Issue Analysis (IA) are shorter publications that deal with controversial and current issues.

  • Independent Charities, Independent Regulators: The Future of Not-for-Profit Regulation

    06 Feb 2014 | IA143

    Abolishing the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission is a necessary first step in fostering an independent charity sector that is regulated effectively without excessive cost to the taxpayer. Read More

  • Australia and the Asian Ascendancy: Why Upskilling is Not Necessary to Reap the Rewards

    19 Feb 2013 | IA137

    Government programs to upskill the Australian workforce for the Asian Century are a solution to a non-problem. With more than a million Asian-born Australians, millions of speakers of Asian languages,... Read More

  • Shooting the Messenger: A Critique of Australia’s Internet Content Regulation Regime

    Heath Gibson | 02 Feb 2000 | IA10

    With the expansion of the Internet into society, media reports of pornography, paedophiles and racist web sites have induced government regulatory measures across the globe. This Issue Analysis studies how... Read More

  • The Last Refuge: Hard and Soft Hansonism in Contemporary Australian Politics

    Chandran Kukathas | 21 Sep 1998 | IA4

    Hard Hansonism includes a number of characteristic policies – on aboriginal affairs, protectionism, privatisation, competition policy, and so on. Soft Hansonism is powerfully manifested in two key spheres... Read More

  • Open for Business? Australian Interests and the OECD's Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI)

    Wolfgang Kasper | 17 Apr 1998 | IA1

    The proposed OECD’s Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI), which the Australian government has been helping to negotiate, will not mean a dramatic change to Australia’s current practice in controlling... Read More