politics

Americans look to Australia to combat Trump extremism

November 8th, 2017

Donald Trump

American political reformers are calling for Australian-style innovations to promote moderate policies under President Trump, according to a leading Murdoch University political scientist.

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Jakarta election – What next?

April 20th, 2017

Jakarta’s election represents not just a major turning point for the nation’s capital and city of 12 million, but potentially for the entire country.

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Research Profile: A fearless fascination

April 15th, 2017

Dr Jacqui Baker is an expert in Indonesian politics with research expertise in law, violence and corruption.

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Opinion: Tony Abbott and the 'vision thing'

June 18th, 2014

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's recent international tour was discussed by political scientist Professor Mark Beeson in The Conversation.

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Political uncertainty clouds future of energy

February 18th, 2014

Researchers from Murdoch University are investigating how the Federal Government’s efforts to repeal the carbon tax are affecting investments in Australia’s energy sector.

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Will we choose Government or democracy?

September 7th, 2010

The carnival is over, the independents have backed Labor and Julia Gillard is Australia’s Prime Minister – but will we choose Government or democracy?

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Labor Party transcends its leader

June 24th, 2010

Political comment by Janice Dudley: Julia Gillard’s new role as Prime Minister is a positive move for women in Australian politics, realistically it’s following a pattern of the Labor Party turning to women in difficult electoral circumstances.

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