Brisbane 2022: New World City Action Plan

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A committee tasked with shaping the city’s economic development strategy for the next seven years has today handed down its report which outlines more than 100 recommendations. The committee was drawn from across the Queensland business, academic and government communities and featured Griffith Asia Institute Director, Professor Russell Trood. The ‘Brisbane 2022 New World City […]

APEC Policy Researchers Offer Strategies to Accelerate Economic Integration

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Boracay, the Philippines, 13 May 2015 – Leading academics and policy makers recommended strategies for APEC to accelerate regional economic integration and inclusive growth in the Asia-Pacific at a two-day APEC Study Centers Consortium Conference in Boracay, ahead of the APEC Second Senior Officials’ and Trade Ministers’ meetings. Griffith University sent members from our own APEC […]

Disaster financing highlighted at APEC study centre conference

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Griffith APEC Study Centre fellow Dr Alex Robson, today presented at the 2015 APEC Study Centre conference, addressing over 100 researchers, government and APEC officials on disaster financing in the Australian context. Dr Robson’s presentation focused on fiscal risks and contingent budgetary liabilities that arise as a result commitments from government providing relief in response […]

Japan Foundation support for bilateral dialogue

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The Griffith Asia Institute has been awarded funding by The Japan Foundation to host the 2015 Australia-Japan Dialogue as part of the Institute’s successful Asian Century Futures Initiative. The dialogue, to be held in Brisbane this December, will have the title ‘Policy Convergence and Divergence in Australia and Japan: Assessing Identity Shift within the Bi-Lateral […]

As the mining boom wanes, Australia pivots to services

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Tony Makin, Griffith University In this ‘Economy in transition’ series, we explore the new economy facing Australia and the opportunities available to help the country shift from a minerals-led powerhouse, to a smart competitor in emerging global sectors. Today, we look at the sectors expected to lead Australia’s “pivot” from mining. It’s no secret the […]