2020 aid budget breakfast

Join us on Wednesday 7 October, the morning after the Federal Budget is delivered, as the Devpolicy team goes through the numbers to find out what the future holds for Australia’s aid engagement.

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2020 aid budget breakfast

Our September monthly labour mobility newsletter is out!

PLS worker story | Recruitment agents | Pacific presence in Australia | Essential workers

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Labour mobility webinar series

Did you miss our last labour mobility webinar? The livestream replay is available to catch up on.

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Pacific Covid Economic Database launched

Check out the Pacific Covid Economic Database to find out the Pacific economic responses to COVID-19.

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COVID-19 international development forum

Join the discussion in the "COVID-19 international development forum”. Add your comment, critique or suggestion in the comment section.

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  • On 7:30 ABC iview, Michael Rose discussed the looming labour shortage in Australian horticulture, brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Stephen Howes spoke to ABC News about the issue of the exploitation and abuse of backpackers working in Australian farms.
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  • Stephen Howes's recent analysis of Australia's aid and defence spending was mentioned on the Sydney Morning Herald.
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  • Chris Hoy's recent study on COVID-19's impact on poverty in the Pacific was mentioned on The Guardian.
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  • On Pacific Beat, Ryan Edwards talked about Australians’ support for the Pacific travel bubble, and the impact of COVID-19 on Australia's foreign affairs, defence and trade.
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  • Robyn Alders presented as part of the webinar series hosted by One Health Bangladesh on the impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition security. Recording is available to catch up on.
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