Independent Strategic Analysis of Australia’s Global Interests

From The Chairman

Preparing Northern and Inland Australia for Climate Change by Regenerating Our Soils

11 March 2014 | From The Chairman

Download PDF Since writing to you in late November, I have had numerous meetings with senior scientists and others who agree that climate change represents an unprecedented challenge.  We agreed that time is of the essence and that we must not only recognise the problem but start to take action to prepare for its eventuality...

Regenerating Soils in Northern and Inland Australia: Part of Our Greatest Challenge

25 November 2013 | From The Chairman

Download PDF Regenerating Soils in Northern and Inland Australia: Part of Our Greatest Challenge The recent move by the Emissions Reduction Fund to seek submissions and the Government’s intention to issue a White Paper on the development of Northern Australia are to be applauded, but more research on a wide range of issues is necessary...

Publication Guide

  • Associate papers are primary source assessments written by FDI associates. The assessment topics range from regional bilateral relationships and opportunities and challenges in our neighbouring countries.

  • Feature interviews are interviews conducted by an FDI Research Manager. Interview topics range from the sustainability of our planet to the improved provision of emergency food aid.

  • Normally issued in hardcopy, these represent a comprehensive study of one of FDI’s four research areas.

  • Strategic alerts are priority current intelligence items. We provide these alerts when events such as military deployments or foreign election results occur.

  • A 1500 to 3000 word, single topic assessment.

  • A number of short articles addressing current intelligence topics, issued each week.

  • A record of discussions resulting from a single, or series of, roundtable conferences.

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