Past events

04
Apr
2019

Addressing commercial influence and power imbalance in intersectoral governance

Dori Patay

Undue influence from large transnational corporations infiltrate governments, while it has utmost importance that ministries of economy, trade, foreign affairs and agriculture regulate these...

02
Apr
2019

Can the authenticity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art be regulated?

Jon Altman

In August 2017 the Minister for Indigenous Affairs instructed the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs to inquire and report on the growing presence of inauthentic...

26
Mar
2019

Health governance in strengthening the referral system to reduce maternal mortality in local communities of Manila

Erlidia Llamas-Clark

Maternal mortality in the Philippines continues to be a significant public health concern even in metropolitan urban centres. Annually, 20-25 maternal deaths occur in Manila City despite the...

26
Mar
2019

Compensation under Investment Treaties – as if Host Interests Mattered

Emma Aisbett

Investment treaties protect foreign investors from adverse action by the states in which they invest. They do this by granting foreign investors legal rights to compensation for losses caused by...

22
Mar
2019

The Bangsamoro plebiscite: fault lines, connectors, and the role of civil society

Georgi Engelbrecht & Yasmira Moner

After some ups and downs during the late Aquino and present Duterte era, the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) was finalized in 2018, followed with the ratification of the law by the people on 21 January...

21
Mar
2019

Protection from Refuge

Kate Ogg

When those in need of international protection seek sanctuary, they often find themselves in sites of so-called refuge described as ‘grim’, ‘subhuman’ or ‘abominable’. In response, many refugees and...

14
Mar
2019

Towards reinvigorating Australian foreign policy studies

Professor Valerie M Hudson, Mark Kenny & Professor Jacqui True

The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper highlighted how forces of change are challenging the rules-based global order upon which Australia’s security and prosperity has depended since the Second World...

28
Feb
2019

Analysis of three Australian State-level Public Policies: Stakeholders’ Perspective

Kuntal Goswami

This research examines how various groups of stakeholders perceived Tasmania Together (TT), South Australia’s Strategic Plan (SASP), and Western Australia’s State Sustainability Strategy as an over-...

27
Feb
2019

Roundtable with Dr Cathy Wilkinson: Environmental Regulatory Strategy

Dr Cathy Wilkinson CEO, EPA Victoria

Join colleagues from the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) in an intimate roundtable event with Dr Cathy Wilkinson, CEO of EPA Victoria. There will be a brief presentation by Dr...

26
Feb
2019

Updates on socio-economic agenda and key legislative priorities of the Duterte administration:2019-2022

Undersecretary Gerard Salapantan

When Rodrigo Duterte assumed the presidency of the Republic of the Philippines in 2016, his administration identified 10 socio-economic agenda to prioritise, which include: 1. Maintaining current...

26
Feb
2019

Why and how Mexico said no to shale gas development and Australia said yes? The implications and challenges moving forward

José Alberto Hernández Ibarzába

The newly elected government of Mexico has fulfilled its campaign promise not to go ahead with fracking. In this way, Mexico will rely further on the US for the supply of natural gas. Another...

19
Feb
2019

Judging the Church: Legal Systems and Accountability for Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children

Meredith Edelman

This thesis considers what can be learned from different legal systems’ approaches to holding two Catholic dioceses accountable for child sexual abuse. Following a New Legal Realist approach, it...

12
Feb
2019

Contagion and Containment of Violence: the Case of Sorcery Accusations and Related Violence in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Miranda Forsyth

How and why do particular forms of violence spread across populations during particular periods? This question is interrogated through an empirical account of the current epidemic of violence...

05
Feb
2019

“Being Affluent One Drinks Wine”: Wine counterfeiting in mainland China

Anqi Shen

The Canberra Times reported on 30 December 2018, ‘14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine for sale in China in November’; and ‘the global counterfeiting industry projected to be worth about $4.3...

29
Jan
2019

Strength-based governance and culture change in UK Prisons

David Best

“The Social Contagion of Hope” will be published around April 2019 and is based on seven projects – two in Australia and five in the UK – that describe the generation of pathways to social inclusion...

11
Dec
2018

Women Policing in China: Separate but equal?

Anqi Shen

In existing literature about women in policing in the developed West, female officers have typically experienced gender related discrimination and marginalisation. Jennifer Brown worked out a model...

29
Nov
2018

The 10 Year Rollercoaster of Global Health Equity: Power, Progress & Pitfalls

Professor Jeff Collin, Professor Louise Signal, Professor Sharon Friel, Professor Fran Baum

It’s been 10 years since the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health reported on how to reduce inequities in power, money and resources and people’s daily living conditions in order to...

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23
Nov
2018

Three faces of innovative bureaucracy for policy integration (PhD Final)

Ryan Wong

Innovative bureaucracy is an oxymoron. The slow-grinding and incremental nature of policy development stamps any imagination and creativity out of a bureaucrat. Policy entrepreneurs in the...

21
Nov
2018

Non-Moro Indigenous Peoples (IP) Participation in the Bangsamoro Peace Process and Transition Period

Froilyn Mendoza

Indigenous cultural communities/indigenous peoples (IPs) are the most economically marginalised, politically and socio-culturally disenfranchised among different groups of People in the Philippines....

20
Nov
2018

Disruptions Series Finale - Disaster Capitalism

Various

Please join us at RegNet for our Disruption Series Finale event to view the documentary film _Disaster Capitalism_. Below is info about the film and a link to the website. DISASTER CAPITALISM...

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