Meaningful change that lasts
For the past 27 years, we have been bringing together the expertise and knowledge of Griffith University academic groups and research centres to create a lasting impact throughout the world. For example:
- supporting the regional management of climate change information in the Pacific Region
- Water management in urban settings in Indonesia
- Human resource development in Bhutan.
Transparent fiscal policies for Sri Lanka
- Strengthening the capacity for design and formulation of effective and transparent fiscal policies at the Ministry of Finance, Sri Lanka.
- Establishing relationships between Sri Lanka's Ministry of Finance and Australian Federal and State Government counterparts.
- Developing research skills relevant to fiscal policy issues for sound analysis of macroeconomic policies.
Title: Australia Award Fellowship "Macroeconomics, Sri Lanka" 2017.
Attendees: 14 Fellows from Sri Lanka's Ministry of Finance.
Course: Four-weeks' study at Griffith University, including site visits to Canberra's Commonwealth Treasury, Department of Finance and Parliamentary Budget Office.
Regional growth through sustainable tourism
- Improving the enabling environment of Indonesia's sustainable tourism sector.
- Developing linkages between Australian and Indonesian tourism operators.
- Enhancing business planning processes thus contributing to the economic growth of provinces.
Title: Australia Awards Indonesia Short Course Award "Sustainable Tourism for Regional Growth, Indonesia" 2017.
Attendees: 30 participants from Indonesian tourism regional offices, regional tourism operators and regional tourism associations.
Course: Two weeks of study at Griffith University, including site visit to Cairns plus pre-and post-course workshops in Indonesia.
Improving climate change resilience for Pacific
- Supporting regional management of climate change information in the Pacific.
- Working together for better climate change resilience and adaptation planning.
- Improving the understanding of climate change issues in the Pacific region.
Building research publication capability
- Building research publication capability of 150 Australian alumni through workshops and continuous mentoring by highly qualified and experienced researchers and experts.
- Establishing linkages and relationships between mentees, industry and academics through in-person workshops, online webinars and a two-day international conference.
Project: Australia Awards Indonesia's Alumni Professional Development Program 2017.