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A case for the Commonwealth (at last!)

I don’t know any Australian who thinks we should not be a member of the Commonwealth. It is part of our history and heritage. Even…

A decent injection: Australian funding for Gavi

A decent injection: Australian funding for Gavi

It was announced overnight that the Gavi Alliance has succeeded in its aim of raising US$7.5 billion in funding from sovereign and private donors to support…

Gates’ annual letter makes big bet on a bright future

The 2015 Gates letter came out last week, and as usual, it is a gust of optimism underneath the sails of development believers, making a…