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Two new RegNet projects receive ARC funding

01 November 2016

Two new RegNet projects have received ARC funding through the Discovery Early Career Research Award scheme, announced October 31 2016.


China and the challenges of consumer product safety

27 October 2016

New blog post on War•Crime•Regulation by John Braithwaite looks at why China’s rate of product safety alerts is comparatively so high.


Canada - Australia's canary in the coalmine on ISDS?

26 October 2016

Kyla Tienhaara’s research on inter-state dispute settlements (ISDS) has informed a new Get Up! report titled, The Canary in the Coalmine: a cautionary tale of trade: Canada’s experience of investor-state dispute settlement under NAFTA.

Image of refugees/migrants in an inflatable boat.

The New York declaration for refugees and migrants – what’s missing?

25 October 2016

It is essential that a new international framework for managing displacement that is consistent with human dignity and with the rule of law within and between states be forged.


How intellectual property became linked to trade

25 October 2016

In this the first two parts of a seven part story on TRIPS and how intellectual property became linked to trade, Peter Drahos explains how multinationals from US, Europe, and Japan collaborated to create a global platform for multinationals to privatise knowledge.


Segregate to rehabilitate?

20 October 2016

Isolating and segregating terrorist offenders could compound the problem of prison radicalisation


Organ donation - conflicting power and interest

18 October 2016

Organ donation is a challenge. Numerous competing players and interests jostle over this highly valued and elusive life and death health resource.

Graphic of sign with 'Resistance' in shattered font

RegNet conversations on resistance in November

13 October 2016

In an era of increasingly polarised politics and populist anger, RegNet’s Conversations on Resistance seminar series in the month of November will focus on this concept and various manifestations of resistance across several contexts.


National security risk inside the Supermax?

13 October 2016

According to this 7.30 report featuring Clarke Jones, putting terror suspects in Goulbourn Supermax prison may lead to more harm - both for suspects and others incarcerated there.

Official opening of Greenslopes Repatriation Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

A family destruction lens on warfare

10 October 2016

A family destruction lens helps us see more clearly the magnitude of the suffering of male survivors of war and the wide ripples of suffering in their families.


Updated:  12 February 2016/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet