Quarterly Access

Screen Shot 2016-03-22 at 9.34.13 amQuarterly Access (QA) is the national publication of the youth networks of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. It is an entirely volunteer based publication providing opportunities for students and young professionals to publish in-depth high-quality articles on global issues of importance. We aim to help inform and foster debate amongst a new generation of leaders.

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Submissions for the next edition are due on Thursday 31st August, 2017.

Quarterly Access is an opportunity for students and young professionals to publish in-depth, high-quality articles on global issues of importance. QA is seeking original, engaging and intellectually rigorous articles that focus on international affairs and have some nexus with Australia. We accept for submission: academic essays (2000-3000 words), book reviews (500-1000 words), travel articles (1000-2000 words), feature articles (1000-2000 words), and interviews with notable figures or someone who has achieved something out of the ordinary.

Quarterly Access has a new feature called “Looking Into” focusing on the facts and prospects of a situation as it unfolds. This new section of the journal has been developed for graduates and young professionals to showcase their ability to provide concise summaries of complex situations. Email submissions with subject line “Looking Into: TOPIC (maximum 800 words).

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If you submit, please include a single sentence bio we can publish alongside your article. To request further information or submit an article email: quarterlyaccess@gmail.com

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Quarterly Access – July 2017

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Nina Roxburgh, Editor-in-Chief


Looking Into: Australia’s Approach to LGBTIQ Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Jasmine Dawson


Meeting Eri Ishikawa: On Asylum Seeker Policy in Japan

Bernadette Anvia


A Path to Social Inclusion in a Multicultural Australia

Vivian Rivera

Migrant Smuggling into Malaysia: Lessons from the Andaman Sea Crisis

Elisa Solomon


Is Chinese Meritocracy the New Black? Book Review: The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy, Daniel Bell

Cait Kelly



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The team that brings you QA each quarter:

Nina Roxburgh (Editor-in-Chief)

Tamara Tubakovic (Deputy Editor)

Felicity Driver (Editor)

Alyce Hogg (Editor)

Kelly Rogan (Editor)

Finian Cullity (Editor)

Bernadette Anvia (Editor)

Alicia Sherman (Creative Editor)

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Published January 16, 2014