• Exploring other solutions to tackle climate change

    Laurence Strano     |      October 23, 2015

    Governments on state and federal level have the opportunity and obligation to act on climate change. Laurence Strano identifies a couple of areas where we could tackle the issue more decisively.

  • Government shall weary them

    Laurence Strano     |      October 31, 2014

    It has been recently suggested that the family home should be taken into account in determining age pension entitlements. Laurence Strano says this is the last thing we need as we are already over-governed and over-regulated.

  • Ending age of entitlement – resources under threat yet again

    Laurence Strano     |      October 10, 2014

    While he was in opposition in 2012, the then-shadow Treasurer Joe Hockey had promised to end ‘the age of entitlement’ in Australia. Laurence Strano says this raises the question of where to start.

  • Australians an endangered species?

    Laurence Strano     |      September 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has raised the terror alert to “high”, meaning the risk of an attack is likely. Laurence Strano says that important questions need to be answered in order to make Australia once again safe from threat.

  • The importance of growing in Asia

    Laurence Strano     |      April 30, 2014

    The signing of a deal between the ABC and the SMG (Shanghai Media Group) to broadcast content in China has been postponed. Laurence Strano from the Australia Vietnam Business Council stresses the important role of the Australia Network in strengthening our contact with Asia.

  • The Importance of Cultural Exposure

    Laurence Strano     |      November 15, 2013

    Getting access to different cultures is important in appreciating the positive aspects our multicultural society has to offer. Laurence Strano shares his experiences in a life-long exposure to a multitude of cultures.