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Congratulations to Fiona Haines, Law and Society Association Prize Winner

21 May 2018

Fiona Haines, Honorary Professor at RegNet and Professor of Criminology at the University of Melbourne, has been awarded the Law and Society Association International Prize for significant contribu

Live sheep exports - not worth the moral cost

09 May 2018

Growing up near Midland on the outskirts of Perth during the 1960s and 1970s, I endured the weekly stench from the local abattoir. It was the price we paid to get meat to population centres.

How income inequality affects your health

17 April 2018

Not everyone has a fair go at living a long, healthy and flourishing life.

Former RegNet PhD student, Prof Megan Davies awarded ANU Indigenous Alumna of the Year 2018

16 April 2018

Megan Davis is one of Australia’s most highly regarded lawyers specialising in public law and public international law.

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Philippines Project collaborative research grant recipients 2018

10 April 2018

The Philippines Project is excited to announce the results of the 2018 Collaborative Research Grants scheme.

Unregistered and untraceable: 3D printed firearms and the gun control debate

09 April 2018

As Tasmania debates changes to its compliance with the National Firearms Agreement, research into new methods of home-made weapons manufacturing raises questions about the toughness of existing gun

Aboriginal child

How The Gap Widened

06 April 2018

Poverty and the quality of life has worsened in many Aboriginal communities, particularly those in remote Australia.

sorcery accusation related violence survivor by Judith Forsyth

Sorting through the witchcraft myths

15 March 2018

Burning or stabbing people accused of witchcraft conjures up images from hundreds of years ago, yet the practice continues today and is even growing in some remote areas of Papua New Guinea.

Cow in field

Are you more valuable as a human or a cow?

13 March 2018

If you are a cow, your milk is measured as part of the GDP. If you are a (human) breastfeeding mother, yours is not.

Inspiring women of RegNet

09 March 2018

To mark International Women’s Day this year we are celebrating some of the professional and academic staff who make our College a world-leading institution for research and teaching on Asia and the


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