• Imagining a more sustainable Australia

    Gillian Savage     |      June 6, 2020

    In the wake of COVID-19, we need to reimagine a nation that integrates global, national and local thinking and solutions for our collective benefit.

  • Inspiring a brighter future

    Brock Bastian     |      June 3, 2020

    COVID-19 created new ways of working together overnight, but as restrictions are eased, what we do now and what comes next matters even more.

  • Fuel security shouldn’t save the fossil fuel industry

    Jeremy Moss     |      June 2, 2020

    A ‘gas-driven recovery’ and further investment in fossil fuels should not be a part of Australia’s response to the pandemic, says a UNSW climate justice expert.

  • Is COVID-19 the dress rehearsal for climate change?

    Ebony Stansfield     |      June 2, 2020

    The lessons we have learnt from the impact of COVID-19 may help businesses manage climate risk in the future.

  • The army must be ready to fight more than fires

    Brendan Nicholson     |      June 1, 2020

    The ADF’s primary focus on defending the nation has not changed but the military can still lend a hand when the nation is burning.

  • Learning from disaster

    Janet Stanley     |      May 29, 2020

    Australia was largely unprepared for either the major bushfires of the summer or the current pandemic. The government’s response to each was very difficult, but both hold lessons as we plan to face future challenges.

  • Reconstructing pharmaceutical chains after COVID-19

    Raghbendra Jha     |      May 25, 2020

    India’s pharmaceutical industry is set to benefit as the world looks to diversify the global supply chain away from China.

  • COVID-19 makes waves for international shipping

    Sam Bateman     |      May 24, 2020

    The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the cruise ship industry has attracted much attention in recent weeks. But the associated global economic slowdown means that the impact of the crisis on other parts of international shipping will be even more severe.

  • Welcome to post-pandemic Australia

    Tim Harcourt     |      May 22, 2020

    The Australia emerging from the coronavirus crisis will be different from before. We will still trade with the world, but we will take more account of our interests than before, and we will trust government more.

  • Covid-19 shows Australia needs a national sovereignty strategy

    David Fawcett     |      May 13, 2020

    Covid-19 has sounded a national wake-up call that ceding sovereignty to the free market presents an unacceptable risk in critical areas.

  • Improving Australia’s fuel security

    John Coyne     |      May 11, 2020

    Having an offshore national oil reserve may buy Australia time during a supply crisis, but it will do little to address our supply-chain vulnerabilities. Building more facilities in Australia is the only way to protect the nation during future emergencies.

  • Democracies need alliances to secure vital supply chains

    Charles Edel     |      May 10, 2020

    Relying more on domestic production and our political allies for trade will have its costs, but it will also have benefits for governments, for business and ultimately for citizens seeking greater security and better health.