Timeline

2016
July 26, 2016

Very Short Policy Brief: Engaging with India’s Higher Education Sector: Pathways to Improved Market Access

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  Australia urgently requires new strategies to profit from the Indian market for higher education. This Very Short Policy Brief offers a seven-point programme of recommendations that will, together, serve as a game changer in the Indian and Australian Higher Education relationship. In order to access the Indian market for..Read More
November 26, 2016

Very Short Policy Brief: Sustainable Skill Development

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Skill India is a major policy initiative of the Government of India, which seeks to provide vocational training to 400 million Indian workers by 2022. Australia can assist in improving skill provision in India, but it requires basic research on existing training regimes and a clear narrative about why it..Read More
2017
May 26, 2017

Very Short Policy Brief: Australia’s India Choice: Navigating Strategic Competition Between India and China

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Australia needs to develop a strategy for the Indian Ocean that articulates its strategic objectives in that region.
October 20, 2017

Very Short Policy Brief: India’s New Goods and Services Tax: Challenges and Opportunities

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This Very Short Policy Brief discusses how the GST represents a major policy reform, with several positive implications for the Indian economy.
November 20, 2017

Very Short Policy Brief: Promoting India’s Panchayats as Vanguards of Local Climate Adaptation

Very Short Policy Brief: Promoting India’s Panchayats as Vanguards of Local Climate Adaptation
This Very Short Policy Brief discusses the important role of India’s local government bodies – panchayats – in coordinating, integrating, and implementing strategies for adapting to climate change.
December 19, 2017

A Report on Australian Engagement with India’s Higher Education System

A Report on Australian Engagement with India’s Higher Education System
  This report outlines key areas of difference between the higher education systems in Australia and India and highlights the challenges and opportunities for effective engagement.
2018
January 29, 2018

Solar Micro-Grids: Key to Providing Reliable, Sustainable Energy to Rural Consumers?

Solar Micro-Grids: Key to Providing Reliable, Sustainable Energy to Rural Consumers?
India’s government has launched multiple programmes in recent decades to extent the electricity grid to rural areas. While millions of rural households have been connected, between 240 million to 400 million Indian’s still have no electricity.
March 7, 2018

Very Short Policy Brief: Making ‘Climate-Smart’ Indian cities

Very Short Policy Brief: Making ‘Climate-Smart’ Indian cities
Cities are getting hotter, with severe implications for public health, comfort, energy demand, labour productivity and the economy.
April 24, 2018

Social Inequality and Suicide in India

Social Inequality and Suicide in India
At this 104th International Women’s Day let us say loudly and without fear that women deserve to be equal and given respect be it at home or in the public arena.
June 18, 2018

Very Short Policy Brief: Strategies to Expand Hindi Education in Australia

Very Short Policy Brief: Strategies to Expand Hindi Education in Australia
Despite widespread recognition of the value of Hindi education in Australia, the number of mainstream schools and universities that teach Hindi remains extremely limited. It has been challenging to get Hindi education off the ground, given a lack of accredited Hindi language teachers and a paucity of quality teaching materials..Read More