The Australian government, like the rest of the world, will one day have to make up its mind about Taiwan. But first, the Taiwanese need to decide things for themselves, including their ambiguous legacy and relationship to China. Is Taiwan a province of China? Or should Taiwan become an independent country? That is a decision that might be made by the end of this decade.
The numbers are probably against any change in policy. But that should not stop public consideration of what this year’s ALP national conference, to be held in September, should decide about uranium mining.
In the past few years there has been increasing speculation in Australia as to whether large corporate mutual, typically in the insurance and superannuation fields, should consider demutualising.