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Jon Altman on why proposals to change Indigenous Work for the Dole will fail

18 March 2015

Jon Altman writes on the government’s proposed changes to Indigenous Work for the Doll programs in the most recent edition of the St Vincent de Paul Society’s The Record.  He argues that the move i

Matching treatment settings, interventions and services to individual critical for their return to society.

Clarke Jones on why terrorist intervention must be tailored

18 March 2015

Over the past year, Australia – like many other countries around the world – has been confronted with a range of supposedly radicalised individuals.

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Sharon Friel on human rights and law

17 March 2015

RegNet Director Sharon Friel gave a keynote lecture at the World Public Health Congress in Kolkata, India on 15 February titled 'Human rights and law - tools for sustainable development'. 

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Jon Altman on why remote indigenous communities are vital for our fragile ecosystems

13 March 2015

By Craig Moritz, Australian National University; Emilie-Jane Ens, and Jon Altman, Australian National University


RegNet PhD gives TED talk on what the war on terror has taught her

12 March 2015

A former RegNet PhD student, now Dr Edwina Thompson has given a TED talk titled ‘What the war on terror has taught me’.

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Jon Altman on indigenous homelands under the hammer

12 March 2015

Emeritus Professor Jon Altman argues in an opinion piece published in Crikey on March 11 that the Prime Minister’s recent comments on indigenous Australians living in communities demonstrate no con

New CIGJ book launch at combined Gender Institute & IWD celebrations

06 March 2015

To mark its fourth anniversary and to celebrate International Women’s Day, The Gender Institute is hosting a public lecture, Erasing Women’s Differences?  Global Essentialisms and Intersectionality

UN Human Rights Council ceiling (Image: Jean-Marc Ferré, Allegra Laboratory)

Regarding Rights blog - The Marwan Affair: ‘War on Terror’ Resurgent

05 March 2015

Force still trumps rights where counter-terrorism is concerned

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Clarke Jones on Abbott's new national security laws

04 March 2015

Clarke Jones’ latest opinion piece in The Age (March 4) argues that Tony Abbott’s government has shown little understanding of the underlying causes of terrorism.Clarke notes, ‘the government’s inc

Emma Larking on PM's attack on Gillian Triggs

02 March 2015

In this opinion piece published in the Canberra Times on February 27, Emma Larking argues that the government’s attacks against Gillian Triggs, the President of the Human Rights Commission have bac


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