#funpolice: what do social media responses to the Australian ‘lockout laws’ tell us about trust and support for public health regulation?
In 2016, two years after new alcohol control legislation (i.e. the lockout laws) went into effect in New South Wales, 70% of voters supported the legislation – by 2018 this declined to 48%.
Using diverse case studies from Australia, this project will explore what and how systems approaches are being used in prevention research to address complexity and create real world change.
This research focuses on the theorisation of economic hybridity as an alternative to incorporation in market capitalism especially in remote Australia but also elsewhere where indigenous minorities ar
Big food in Asia: the globalization of food systems, ultra-processed food consumption and policy responses for optimal nutrition in Asia
This project characterises ultra-processed food consumption patterns in Asia, determines whether changing consumption patterns reflect underlying changes in food systems driven by trade liberalization
Building a green economy? The politics of green infrastructure stimulus in the wake of the global financial crisis
For many, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) presented a unique historical opportunity to tackle major environmental and economic challenges simultaneously.
This project examines the role of business actors in the oil and gas industries, coal industry, utility industry and renewable industries across six contemporary policy contests that have taken place
The Climate Finance Initiative, located within the world-renowned School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) in the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific, aims to p
Diet and chronic disease prevention: supporting implementation of priority actions in the food and nutrition system
This project examines the basic architectures of regulation and governance related to diet-related NCDs in four policy domains – food composition, food labelling, food taxation and food marketing rest
The aim of this research project is to examine the frames and underlying discourses that shape the classification of food in existing government and industry food marketing policies globally.
Even before Covid-19, climate change, inequality and poor health outcomes related to non-communicable diseases shone a light on major ruptures evident within society – in Australia, across the Asia Pa