Australia in the world

Australia enjoys the privilege of being an advanced, affluent industrialised society in the global community. From this vantage point we should consider how Australia, as a good global citizen, can contribute to making the world a better and more harmonious place.

  • Asylum seeker policy
    Posted: August 30, 2013 - Anne Quinn

    Australia21 has initiated a project to find a fair, just and effective approach to asylum seeker policy. The first stage of the project – a book of essays by 24 leading thinkers on this topic was launched by Sir William Deane on 17 December 2013.

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  • Global change
    Posted: August 30, 2013 - Anne Quinn

    Australia21’s Board has become increasingly concerned that the impacts of a number of grave global challenges are being ignored, bypassed or placed in the “too hard” basket, and that there is no sign of this changing in the immediate future.

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  • Global action on the prevention of pneumonia
    Posted: August 30, 2013 - Anne Quinn

    Pneumonia is a disease of poverty, causing more deaths than any other single disease in the developing world. Prevention of severe disease and death from pneumonia is a necessary priority for any program aiming to reduce maternal and child mortality.

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