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A House Divided: The AFRB and China's Subnational Diplomacy in Australia
Salvatore Babones
12 November 2020 | AP17

This paper examines China’s subnational diplomacy in Australia and the suitability of Australia’s Foreign Relations Bill (AFRB) as a tool for countering it. The AFRB is designed to help the Commonwealth keep tabs on international…

The End of Monetary Policy?
Warren Hogan
29 October 2020 | AP16

Monetary policy is not the answer to our economic problems; and central bank actions could be making matters worse. This paper outlines that monetary policy in most advanced economies is suffering from overreach and has…

Parents’ perspectives on home-based learning in the covid-19 pandemic
Glenn Fahey, Blaise Joseph
30 September 2020 | AP15

School closures during the covid-19 pandemic temporarily shifted schooling from the classroom to the home. This paper provides an insight into parents’ perspectives of this experience of home-based learning. The research shows parents have a…

RATIONALISING REGULATION: Helping the economy recover from the corona crisis
Gene Tunny, Ben Scott
23 September 2020 | AP14

Australia’s anachronistic, inconsistent, and excessive regulatory landscape is an area of immense potential for growth-enhancing economic reforms. The regulatory constraints outlined in this paper are impeding business growth and their removal or adjustment would yield…

Cancelled! How ideological cleansing threatens Australia
Peter Kurti
17 August 2020 | AP13

‘Cancel culture’ campaigns in Australia are intended to erase elements of our history and to deny the record of those who helped found this country. The impulse to impose a revised interpretation of the past…