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Cashless debit cards for welfare recipients

01 September 2017

The cashless debit card, introduced in 2016 in Ceduna and the East Kimberley, restricts 80 per cent of a person’s regular social security payment to an industry-issued card that cannot be used to purchase alcohol and gambling products.

Corruption and dysfunction in Indonesian prisons

01 September 2017

The New York Times reported that “[Indonesian] prisons are overcrowded and have far too few guards.

What is Australia’s Stake in Philippine Chaos?

25 August 2017

It is in Australia’s interest for the Philippines to have an effective and accountable security sector and a stable well-functioning government that upholds the rule of law.

Prison fence

How likely is it that murderers will re-offend?

23 August 2017

The latest research from Rod Broadhurst and Ross Maller has the answers.

Control, threat and deterrence

17 July 2017

John Braithwaite gives a superb introduction to the concepts of control, threat and deterrence in the management of people and nations.

When companies sue states

12 July 2017

Podcast by Anthea Roberts on reforming international investment treaties

How Many Jeffs Do You Need?

12 July 2017

Anthea Roberts calls out Foreign Affairs on its definition of “expert”

Without better regulation, the global market for breast milk will exploit mothers

11 July 2017

Opinion piece by Julie Smith in The Conversation

Regulating for the Public Good

10 July 2017

The West is beset by political turbulence. In the UK, US, Europe and Australia, citizens are voicing their discontent.

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