Farah Beaini, a Lebanese-Australian poet, shares a poem for her city and the Lebanese people following the recent explosions in Beirut.
Despite Australia’s commendable efforts in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam, an important insight that came out of a panel discussion was Australia’s need to take leadership on the matter of climate change, writes Donna Lu.
Henrietta de Crespigny reflects on the relevance of education in boosting international development.
For whom else does the bell toll? Madolyn Smith asks how the Abbott/Hockey Budget will affect the 757 million people living in extreme poverty in the Asia Pacific.
What happens at the human level when the machinery of government makes a distant, impersonal decision?
In the wake of Australia assuming the UN Security Council Presidency in September, Raymond Lau asks where to now for Australia and the international community on Darfur.
The Railway Rehabilitation Project in Cambodia seeks to improve economic development by reconnecting the country. AusAID provides 15 per cent of the funding. So far so good, but Morgan Macdonald asks, who’s responsible when the project leads to the violation of people’s land rights?
Remittances by South Sudanese Australians make a tangible and significant contribution to South Sudan, a fact that is largely unknown or unrecognised by the Australian government, explain Abraham Mamer and Sara Maher.