Southeast Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

Australia is part of Southeast Asia and has an interest in the security and prosperity of its neighbours. The Perth USAsia Centre seeks to enhance relations and facilitate the development of sound policy towards Southeast Asia.

Australia-Indonesia relations

The Perth USAsia Centre aspires to enrich relations between Australia and its Asian neighbours and our location in Perth makes a program focus on Indonesia essential. Perth’s proximity to Indonesia has fostered a vibrant community of Indonesia-focussed academics, not-for-profits, and business. With Indonesia as an emerging economic powerhouse in the coming years, political and diplomatic leaders often refer to Indonesia as Australia’s most important bilateral relationship in the region.
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • 01 May 2017
    South-East Asia

    Insight Series Vol 4 - Shifting Tides in the Sulu-Celebes Sea

    By Reginald Ramos
    read
  • 26 April 2017
    South-East Asia

    Developments in Vietnam

    By Kyle Springer with Helen Clark
    listen
  • 31 March 2016
    South-East Asia

    Indonesia's "blow up the boats" policy

    By Kyle Springer with Brian Kraft
    listen
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