Catherine Burn, Deputy Director-General of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service

Women in National Security

Catherine Burn
IN FOCUS
From rising costs of living, to the growing threat of climate change, from women’s safety and gender equality, to an increasingly uncertain region, the 2022 election will cement policy choices with major consequences. But throughout the campaign so far, much of the focus has been on the political contest. That’s why Policy Forum is launching this new feature section – In Focus: Australia’s policy future, to bring you analysis of a wide range of policy areas and to go beyond the sound bites.
IN FOCUS: AUSTRALIA'S POLICY FUTURE
The next government must go further than technocratic tinkering

It’s time to fix social and health inequities

Sharon Friel
Governments must look to the long term

The shift to managing COVID-19 as endemic

James Trauer
Is Australia looking in the rear-view mirror?

Why the Reserve Bank of Australia should lift the interest rate to 0.5 per cent this week

Warwick McKibbin
IN FOCUS
In this Policy Forum In Focus section produced in partnership with the ANU Department of Pacific Affairs and the Australia Pacific Security College, experts on the region dig deep into the Pacific and its future, shedding light on the problems policymakers face in some of the world’s most unique policy environments - the states of the Pacific.
IN FOCUS: PACIFIC
Complementarity and competition

Provincial players in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Zenel Garcia
IN FOCUS
How do we define poverty? Who is poor? Why? What should be done? Our Poverty In Focus section brings together experts from all around the world to tackle the many aspects of the poverty challenge.
IN FOCUS: POVERTY
The International Poverty Line simply is not good enough

There is a better way of measuring poverty

Janet Hunt