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Opinion: Anwar speaks a tough truth

May 21st, 2018

Professor Ben Reilly says Australian governments of both persuasions have long avoided talking about the growing problem of authoritarianism in our region.

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Opportunity of a lifetime for two Murdoch students

July 28th, 2016

Dominic Rose and Samuel Edge, who are both completing a Masters degree in Public Policy and Management, were announced as the 2016 winners of the Mal and Karyl Nairn Global Voices Scholarship.

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Murdoch student’s ‘experience of a lifetime’ at climate change talks

January 6th, 2016

Claire Smith at the COP 21 entrance

A Murdoch University student who attended crucial climate change talks in Paris thanks to a generous scholarship said the trip was the “experience of a lifetime”.

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Student given chance to rub shoulders with world leaders

July 28th, 2015

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Sir Walter Murdoch School masters student, Claire Smith, has been given the opportunity of a lifetime after being chosen for a scholarship that will see her meet Australia’s leaders in Canberra before heading to Paris to take part in the COP21, the UN’s crucial international conference on climate change.

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International Masters hits Backpacker’s Bucket List

June 10th, 2015

Carl Erichs

Carl Erichs enrolled in a Masters in International Affairs at the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, and is now looking forward to carving out a career working in military intelligence.

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Murdoch student part of a delegation chosen to represent Australia in Korea

June 8th, 2015

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Darcy Rowe, a second-year Masters of International Affairs student at the Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs has been selected as one of only 10 postgraduate students from Australia to participate in the 2015 MIKTA Young Professional Camp. MIKTA is a multilateral arrangement that was formed in 2013 and is an […]

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Opinion: Convergence theory explains the lack of choice in Australian politics

May 19th, 2015

Professor Benjamin Reilly

The Dean of Murdoch’s Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy and International Affairs, Professor Benjamin Reilly says that the political science theory of convergence was on full display during budget week.

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Experts available for commentary on the State and Federal Budgets

May 7th, 2015


Murdoch University has several experts who can comment on a number of issues which may arise from the Federal Budget on May 12 and the WA State Budget on May 14.

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New scholarship opens global doors

January 13th, 2015

Students at Murdoch University’s elite graduate policy school could find themselves mixing with world leaders like UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde, thanks to a new scholarship.

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Opinion: How Australia became the ‘odd man in’

November 11th, 2014

As the G20 summit in Brisbane nears, Professor Benjamin Reilly traces the history of Australia’s rise as a major world power and urges Australian politicians to make the most of the opportunity.

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