Defence Industries a Perfect Fit to Expand WA Economy

06 Nov 2018 By Gordon Flake

The future of Australia’s defence is right here, right now. As global strategic power converges on the Indo-Pacic, WA is making a crucial contribution to national defence and regional stability.

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Australia's Role in Indonesian Infrastructure Projects

29 Oct 2018 By Winona Wroe

Indonesia’s growing importance in the Indo-Pacific region means that now more than ever Australia must expand the ways in which it engages with its closest Asian neighbour. One of the ways that Australia can improve their engagement is to increase efforts to close the huge infrastructure gap in Indonesia.

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Defining the Indian Ocean's Regional Future

25 Oct 2018 By Professor Erika Techera

The Indian Ocean’s significance is entrenched in a long history of trade, transport and communication. The region includes twenty-eight continental and island states, and is home to 35% of the world’s population. Since 2000, the region’s trade growth has outpaced the rate for the global economy: a development that should be no surprise considering the wealth of living and non-living resources within it.

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The Indo-Pacific: A Western Australian Perspective

14 Aug 2018 By Reginald Ramos

Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ms Frances Adamson, delivered a keynote on "The Indo-Pacific: A Western Australian Perspective" on 7 August 2018.

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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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Australia, the United States and a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

22 Mar 2018 By Hugo Seymour

The Perth USAsia Centre convened a two-day conference on Australia-US-Indo-Pacific Strategy which brought together more than 20 experts from the Indo-Pacific.

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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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The Quad 2.0: From Symbolic to Tangible Security Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

26 Feb 2018 By J. Berkshire Miller

The Quad is not a silver bullet for all the security concerns of its members; and should be seen as a mini-lateral complement to other bilateral, mini-lateral and multilateral mechanisms.

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