Unpacking the Complexity of Sino-Australia Relations

12 Jul 2018 By Krystal Hartig

Mr Graham Fletcher, First Assistant Secretary in the North Asia Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Mr Christopher Lim, Australia’s Consul-General to Chengdu discussed the complexity of Sino-Australian relations.

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Australia's Ambassador to ASEAN, Ambassador Jane Duke: Australia - ASEAN Shared Prosperity

09 Jul 2018 By Hugo Seymour

Australia's Ambassador to ASEAN, Ambassador Jane Duke, discussed Australia and ASEAN and the strategic opportunities for shared prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Dr Dino Patti Djalal On His Recent Visit to Pyongyang and the Australia-Indonesia-US Trilateral Relationship

29 May 2018 By Krystal Hartig, Hugo Seymour

Dr Dino Patti Djalal led a delegation of Indo-Pacific scholars into Pyongyang, North Korea, just weeks prior to the inter-Korean Summit in April 2018. During his visit to Perth, he also conducted a roundtable on the Australia-Indonesia-US relationship.

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Evaluating Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in Australia’s ASEAN Programs

25 May 2018 By Tara Duane

A policy-by-policy analysis of gender and women's issues in Australia's ASEAN programs demonstrates that a stronger, more focused and more systematic approach in the evaluation of such programs will build on past successes to further improve gender equality in the region.

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Australia and Indonesia: Strategic Partners in a Time of Change

17 Apr 2018 By Kyle Springer

Australia's former Foreign Minister Gareth Evans once said, “No two neighbours anywhere in the world are as comprehensively unalike as Australia and Indonesia.” Despite proximity, Canberra and Jakarta may as well be worlds apart but changes need to be made if the countries want to face the future in a strategic way.

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Trilateral Diplomacy: Foundations in an Australian Indo-Pacific Strategy

27 Mar 2018 By Hugo Seymour

Trilateral diplomacy can be a practical means to build the habits of dialogue, determine common objectives, secure agreement and enable action that may be more difficult to accomplish in larger multilateral environments.

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Japan-US-Australia-Relations in the Emerging Indo-Pacific Regional System

20 Mar 2018 By Krystal Hartig

In collaboration with the Consulate-General of Japan, the Perth USAsia Centre hosted a public symposium on 1 March 2018 to explore the opportunities for Australia-Japan-US relations in the Indo-Pacific.

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Vietnam as a G20 country

15 Mar 2018 By Kyle Springer

Australia has a strong foundation on which to build not only a strategic partnership with Vietnam, but an economic one as well. Developing an economic partnership from this strong foundation will ensure Australia-Vietnam relations are broad-based and reflect Vietnam’s strategic importance and its economic potential.

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War with North Korea: From Unthinkable to Unavoidable?

13 Mar 2018 By Gordon Flake, The Honourable Kim Beazley, AC

We are at the most dangerous moment since the Korean War armistice in 1953. A war today could have unimaginable consequences: a catastrophic death toll, missile strikes beyond the peninsula, the first nuclear bombs to be used in conflict since Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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