Securing a career in international affairs – DFAT and beyond

25 Feb 2021 By Hayley Channer

In the inaugural episode of 15 Minutes in Canberra, Senior Policy Fellow Hayley Channer interviews Mr Matthew Di Leo, First Secretary (Economic) at the Australian Embassy in Seoul. Matt discusses his pathway to working as a diplomat overseas and offers valuable insights for those aspiring to a role in the field – whether with DFAT or beyond.

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Life on the (Canberra) Hill: providing political advice during a time of huge strategic change

25 Feb 2021 By Hayley Channer

On 15 Minutes in Canberra, Hayley Channer interviews Raoul Heinricks. Like his personality, Raoul’s career has followed a colourful and exciting path. He has published analysis for world-leading think tanks including the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Lowy Institute, given lectures on behalf of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU, and worked as a Senior Advisor to two crossbench Senators.

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Australia must adapt foreign policies for 21st century competition

16 Feb 2021 By Ryan Gibson

Australia must adapt its foreign economic policies for today’s global political climate to reduce the risks of international rivalries, according to a new report from the Perth USAsia Centre: 'Adapting Australia to an era of geoeconomic competition'.

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Perth USAsia Centre Announces 2021 Indo Pacific Fellows

04 Feb 2021 By Jeffrey Wilson

After a successful year of research, reporting and commentary from our inaugural cohort of Indo-Pacific Fellows, we are pleased to announce our “class of 2021”.

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Australia to set its Sights on Korea

28 Jan 2021 By Ryan Gibson, Kyle Springer

UWA-based international relations think tank, the Perth USAsia Centre, has won an Australia-Korea Foundation grant through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), to pursue and strengthen deeper Australia-South Korea economic, security and diplomatic relations.

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Forecasting the US-Australia relationship under President Biden

21 Jan 2021 By Ryan Gibson

On 20th January 2021, The Hon. Anthony Albanese, Leader of the Australian Labor Party, delivered a public address hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre, concerning Australia’s evolving regional outlook in light of the new era of US leadership.

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WA-ASEAN Dialogue 2020: A Shared Economic Recovery

04 Dec 2020 By Gemma King

Western Australia is poised to develop closer economic ties with its Southeast Asian neighbours. On 16-20 November, the Perth USAsia Centre was pleased to deliver the 3rd annual WA-ASEAN Trade and Investment Dialogue in partnership with the Western Australian Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI).

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Women In International Relations: In Conversation With Sue Boyd (Part Two)

03 Dec 2020 By Ryan Gibson

There are many women in the field of international relation that may be considered trailblazers, paving the way for so many modern emerging leaders. Sue Boyd is one such woman. This blog is the second of a two-part series highlighting Ms Boyd’s success story through a conversation with our Ryan Gibson.

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Women in International Relations: In Conversation with Sue Boyd

24 Nov 2020 By Ryan Gibson

There are many women in the field of international relation that may be considered trailblazers, paving the way for so many modern emerging leaders. Sue Boyd is one such woman, serving our nation during her long successful career, and now author of ‘Not Always Diplomatic: An Australian Woman’s Journey through international affairs’.

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