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Rusted off: how rural voters in Australia are taking policy change into their own hands

11/8/2018
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On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we take a look at how rural Australia is leading a political shift away from the major parties and towards a new way of doing democracy.

Duration:00:32:41

The Brief: Freedom of religion, or freedom to discriminate?

11/4/2018
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This week on The Brief, Margaret Thornton surveys the legal landscape as Australia debates whether religious schools should be allowed to discriminate on sexuality.

Duration:00:18:05

Why prevention policies fail

11/1/2018
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Early intervention sounds great in theory – so what happens in practice? On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, Paul Cairney and Gemma Carey take a look at the challenge of defining, designing and realising preventative policies.

Duration:00:23:48

The Brief: Sanctioning Myanmar

10/28/2018
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This week on The Brief, former Australian Ambassador to Myanmar Trevor Wilson looks at whether international pressure could help break the Rohingya stalemate.

Duration:00:19:14

A vision for the North

10/25/2018
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On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, Peter Yu looks at how to add cultural substance to Australia’s vacuous policy history when it comes to the development of its northern region.

Duration:00:47:06

The Brief: Seeking asylum

10/22/2018
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On this week’s episode of The Brief, Marion Lê shares her insights from over 40 years of experience working in refugee advocacy.

Duration:00:18:47

Is Australia’s policy machinery fit for purpose?

10/18/2018
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On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we hear from Glyn Davis and Helen Sullivan about how Australia can future-proof its public sector for technological and social change.

Duration:00:40:09

The Brief: Australia's Banking Royal Commission

10/14/2018
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On this week’s episode of The Brief, Tracey Mylecharane takes stock of Australia’s financial sector.

Duration:00:15:45

Getting the measure of global poverty

10/11/2018
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If the world is to have any chance of eradicating poverty by 2030, it has to understand it first. This week on Policy Forum Pod, we hear from two leading figures working on the front line of measuring and addressing the problem.

Duration:00:39:45

The Brief: Vice policy

10/7/2018
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What happens when public health agendas dictate social attitudes? On this episode of The Brief, Simone Dennis takes a look at how public health regulations actually affect the lives of smokers, vapers, and drinkers.

Duration:00:19:20

Building bridges between research and industry

10/4/2018
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Does the infrastructure age need a new model of community engagement? This week on Policy Forum Pod, we look at the busy intersection of policy, industry and research – and ask whether it could do with a pedestrian crossing.

Duration:00:33:05

The Brief: Quality control for tourism?

10/1/2018
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Tourists are ambassadors for their countries – but aren’t always up to the job. This week on The Brief podcast, we hear from David Beirman about how policymakers can ensure tourism is worth the trouble.

Duration:00:23:08

Australia’s light bulb moment

9/27/2018
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Can a solution to climate change be Australia’s next big export? On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we zero in on zero-carbon energy with a group of researchers who want to build Australia’s renewable energy export industry from the ground up.

Duration:00:31:26

The Brief: Taking bigotry off the books in India

9/23/2018
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On this episode of The Brief, Wayne Morgan takes a look at what India’s decriminalisation of homosexuality will mean for the country’s LGBT community.

Duration:00:19:04

Power to the people?

9/20/2018
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On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we’re taking a close look at populism – what it is, why it’s such a big deal, and how it’s affecting politics around the world.

Duration:00:32:05

The Brief: Designing for disaster

9/17/2018
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On this episode of The Brief, David Sanderson looks at disaster risk, response, and resilience.

Duration:00:15:11

What do policymakers think of scientists?

9/14/2018
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We heard from the scientists about how to give researchers more policy influence, now it’s time to hear from the other side. On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, Ian Chubb and Taimus Werner-Gibbings take a look at the political end of the science-policy pipeline.

Duration:00:47:30

The Brief: China’s Xinjiang police state

9/9/2018
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On this episode of The Brief, Thomas Cliff takes a look at the reality of life under government surveillance for Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province.

Duration:00:14:17

Podcast: Putting community engagement in the neighbourhood of good policy

9/6/2018
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On this week’s Policy Forum Pod, we chat to a former advisor to the Obama White House about why community knowledge and participation is the key to good public policy.

Duration:00:25:34

The Brief: too close to home

9/3/2018
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The Brief podcast is a short, sharp, snapshot of today’s policy landscape. On this episode, we home in on why so many Australians are still sleeping rough.

Duration:00:15:24