Advance Global Australian Awards

Full coverage of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.

A wrap-up of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.
Christopher Boshuizen receives the Advance Global Australian of the Year Award 2014.
Baz Luhrmann receives the Advance Global Australian Icon Award 2014 at the Sydney Opera House.

Global Alumni Award: Sekai Holland

Sekai Holland receives the Global Alumni Award at the 2014 Advance Global Australian Awards.
SBS Insight's Jenny Brockie sits down with human rights activist and former Zimbabwean cabinet minister Sekai Holland.
Sir Jonathan Mills receives the Creative Industries Award at the 2014 Advance Global Australian Awards.
Why every leader should care about disruptive innovation. This is part of the 2014 Advance Global Australian Forum and Awards at the Sydney Opera House.
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Syria Crisis

The crisis in Syria escalates after an alleged chemical weapons attack.

British street artist Banksy has reworked his iconic ‘Girl With Red Balloon’ image to highlight the ongoing conflict in Syria.
There are hopes that civilians in Syria could soon receive food, clean water and medical treatment after the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a...
The second round of the Geneva II talks on Syria have ended with no agreement and without even a decision on the date of a further meeting.
An aid group says Australia has a key role to play in Security Council talks aimed at ending the Syrian conflict.
Air strikes have been hitting the Qalamun mountains as the Syrian army conducts a massive offensive, forcing thousands of refugees to flee the area.

US eases rules for Syrian refugees

The Obama Administration is changing rules to allow more Syrian refugees into the United States.
It is not clear if the opposing sides will sit down together in the latest round of Syrian peace talks, nor how many days the round is expected to last.