Signing off: 30 Years as a Law Professor

Griffith Law School
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As I get ready to leave the legal academe after thirty years of service — with only one brief interruption to return to practice as the Director of Policy and Senior Solicitor with the Environmental Defenders Office, a scrappy public interest environmental law firm, in the late 1990s — it seemed fitting to me to […]

Global Internships: Unlocking a world of opportunities

Business and government
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Together with economic and political ties, people to people linkages are an integral way to raise awareness and understanding of different cultures and traditions in Australia’s neighbourhood.  A key priority for Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) is to foster future Asia-Pacific leaders, driving their mission to cultivate the knowledge, capabilities and connections that will inform and enrich Australia’s […]

Putting development first: Getting the most out of the Pacific ‘step-up’ on infrastructure

Business and government
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A new report launched in Canberra this week, written by Griffith Asia Institute Adjunct Research Fellow, Dr Wesley Morgan, PhD Candidate, Rebecca McNaught from the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation, Sally Baker, Fulori Manoa and Jope Tarai argues that the Australian Government’s push to finance infrastructure in the Pacific must ensure positive and lasting […]

Australia-Indonesia scholarship collaboration builds goodwill between education providers

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
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The International Scholarship Collaboration (ISC) program was a joint effort by Griffith University and Australia Award Indonesia, aimed at building collaboration between Indonesian education scholarship providers, as well as enhancing international partnerships with Australian education providers. The program ran from September 2019 to February 2020, with pre-course, on-course, and post-course elements. Participants were able to […]

Why Australia should stop burning its forests to save them

Law Futures Centre
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The ongoing fires in Australia, which are now approaching 5 million hectares in extent , have been exacerbated by human intervention. In an emergency, traditional practices are no longer relevant and ‘hazard reduction’ burning, followed (if the situation requires it) by ‘back-burning’ ahead of the fire front must be re-evaluated.  In the context of climatic tipping points […]

Is Australia ready for a ‘Right to Repair’?

Law Futures Centre
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The inability to repair our modern tech gadgets has not gone unnoticed. Consumers are frustrated at their inability to repair their goods as well as the high cost of repair, if it is available. Many repairers have also highlighted that they are often unable to repair these tech products as they cannot access the relevant […]