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Ghosts of policy past, present and future

12/6/2018
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In this final Policy Forum Pod of the year, we hear from dozens of voices across the policy research community about what policymakers got right and wrong over 2018, and what could be done better in 2019.

Duration:01:15:45

The Brief: Women in politics

12/2/2018
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How can Australia create more space for female representation? This week on The Brief, we take a look at whether the tide is turning for women in politics and the media.

Duration:00:17:51

Preventing and punishing genocide

11/29/2018
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Can the world do better than the Genocide Convention? This week’s Policy Forum Pod takes a look at how the international community can get better not only at bringing the perpetrators of genocide to justice, but preventing atrocities before they occur.

Duration:00:44:43

Pod extra - Making the public service fit for the future: David Williamson

11/26/2018
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In this special Policy Forum Pod Extra, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet David Williamson discusses the Australian Public Service review and what it'll take to make the country's policy machinery fit for purpose.

Duration:00:34:44

Water justice

11/22/2018
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This week’s Policy Forum Pod takes a look at how Australia can navigate the deep currents of environmental policy and water justice for Australia’s First Peoples.

Duration:00:29:52

Counter-terrorism and civil liberties

11/15/2018
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This week’s Policy Forum Pod takes a look at whether security and freedom must always be a zero-sum game.

Duration:00:53:00

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