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Small potent doses of illegal drugs are evading authorities but having a huge impact

13 November 2017

Small quantities of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl are being smuggled past customs barriers and used to create recreational drugs, which are spreading at an alarming rate with the help of cryptocurrencies.

Time for costly medicine monopolies to go from TPP trade talks

13 November 2017

Negotiators from 11 countries have been racing to resurrect the near-dead Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement before the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this weekend.

The latest plan to get the controversial trade deal up and running again after the withdrawal of the United States involves freezing some of its controversial rules. These include rules for biologic drugs, an expensive class of medicines often used to treat conditions such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.

Applications now open for Philippines Project Visiting Fellowships and Collaborative Research Grants

02 November 2017

The ANU Philippines Project is now accepting applications for its Visiting Fellowsh

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Modern slavery in remote Australia?

02 November 2017

In a recent article in Arena, RegNet’s Jon Altman reviews the design and effectiveness of the Community Development Program (CDP) and explains why it should be ab

The power of collective action

30 October 2017

At Global Ideas Forum 2017, Sharon Friel sat down with Global Ideas’ Director Naveen Tenneti for a broad-ranging discussion about public health, the way corporations can both help and hinder climat

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Criminal trade in new synthetic drugs

20 October 2017

The criminal trade in new synthetic drugs is profitable, sophisticated, dangerous, and rapidly expanding. In this latest research from RegNet’s Roderic Broadhurst, he examines the transnational links between organised crime groups, and the implications of the expansion of the trade for law enforcement agencies in Asia and Oceania.

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Regulation and governance in the Philippines

20 October 2017

The Philippines has undergone rapid policy change from the 1990s until today.

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NEW Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation

20 October 2017

We are excited to launch the new Master of Criminology, Justice and Regulation, which is now taking applications

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Australia elected to UN Human Rights Council

18 October 2017

Australia was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on 17 October 2017.

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RegNet Director says domestic agendas are trumping progress on global health equity

06 October 2017

Today (6 October 2017 EST), RegNet Director Professor Sharon Friel addresses the European Health Forum in Austria.

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