Africa and Middle East
Australia needs to create substantial value and demand for repurposed resources in its end market to facilitate a successful circular economy.
With the demise of the NEG, the Australian energy industry landscape once again enters the twilight zone with continued lack of alignment on solutions to the dilemma, and of course politics driving the agenda.
The Labor Party are offering a new wave of environmental legislation not seen since the Howard era in the late 1990s.
Public dissatisfaction with Australia’s major political parties over a lack of a clear Energy Policy.
Ethiopia’s newly elected Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is overseeing a fast and furious refor
While France and Italy jostle over becoming the lead power broker for Libya, the county’s troubled oil sector is showing signs of positive improvement.
Australia’s Upcoming 2019 Federal Election
Jair Bolsonaro’s victory is a circuit breaker for Brazilian politics and will usher in a new era for a country that has suffered from crime, corruption and stagnation over the past five years.
The First Malaria World Conference has re-cast the light upon the continued threat Malaria poses to global security and stability.
Indonesia’s upcoming elections will test the country’s relationship with Australia.
The introduction of the Modern Slavery Act in New South Wales, will change the way business is conducted.
Democracy has come under threat from President Donald Trump’s disregard for the rules-based order and the growth of populism across the world.
Implementation of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) looks set to pave a smoother road for Australia’s Energy Policy.
Turkey’s step towards an authoritarian one-man rule has accelerated with the re-election of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Momentum within Europe appears to be lagging, with Brexit one issue of many Brussels must address.
The Horn of Africa continues to face many challenges on its path towards unity.
Bhartiya Janata Party’s successful win in the country’s state elections signals the likelihood of a re-run for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India’s 2019 general elections.
China’s rising debt presents a trump card for the United States in the escalating trade wars.
Sub-Saharan Africa’s regulatory and political risks are changing the landscape for investment within the mining sector across the region.
If Australia wants to deepen its relationships with major democracies in the Asia-Pacific, it must reconsider how it publicly frames its relationships with the US and China in favour of a more muted approach.
Tanzania has long been heralded as a destination for long-term investors, providing them with political stability and a degree of sustained domestic security experienced by few of its neighbours.
When Argentine President Mauricio Macri visited the White House in April, President Trump, announced the two countries were "great friends, better than ever before."
Soaring electricity and natural gas prices, as well as total blackouts and warnings of more to follow are evidence of one of the greatest failures of public policy in Australia for many years.
Anyone watching elections in PNG has to fasten their seat belts and prepare for a heck of a ride. The recent national elections have richly lived up to the country's reputation for robust politicking, as well as for less than optimal competence in the conduct of the poll.
By most reasonable criteria Theresa May and the Conservative Party had a stunning victory in the British General Election.
On 5 June 2017, three members of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC), Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain announced measures restricting commercial and other exchanges between their citizens and Qatar.
Australian Energy Policy has taken some rocky roads over the past few years, and it appears that this experience is likely to continue.
The past six months have been the toughest for President Jokowi since his settling in period after the inauguration in late 2014.
The 16-year old Afghanistan war is the longest war in the history of the U.S. military, and there are no indications that the conflict will abate.
In the past year, Turkey has taken two giant steps away from democratisation and towards authoritarian one-man rule by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Visiting foreign executives have been known to observe that Australia’s media industry was the world’s most cutthroat.