Roundtable with Ambassador Gary Quinlan AO, Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia

20 Aug 2019 By Kyle Springer

Since the Perth USAsia Centre’s inception, Indonesia has featured as a key country in our events and research. This is reflected by the fact that Ambassador Quinlan is the third of Australia’s ambassadors to Indonesia hosted by the Centre in the past five years. In the Centre’s view, the outlook on Australia-Indonesia relations has grown far more positive over that period.

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Second Defence Conference Calls for Regional Collaboration

16 Aug 2019 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot, Hugo Seymour

Perth USAsia Centre convened the second WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference in partnership with Defence West on behalf of the State Government.

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Not entirely green: Renewables, critical materials and sustainability challenges

08 Aug 2019 By Isabella Leunig, Jeffrey Wilson

The issue of climate change has become one of the most prominent issues within the political and social landscape in recent years. The development and deployment of renewable energy technologies is one of most important steps in reducing greenhouse emissions. However, renewables – whether solar, wind, or geothermal – requires significant adaptions to our energy infrastructure networks. Energy storage systems, particularly the use of grid-connected batteries, will play an important role.

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Australian and the United States Alliance: the future leaders who will Shape Relations in the Indo-Pacific Century

23 Jul 2019 By Imogen Keall

Last week the Perth USAsia Centre, in collaboration with the University of Western Australia and the United States Department of State, brought together 17 young professionals and thought leaders on the Australian-United States Alliance for a regional workshop in Perth.

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Australia’s alliance with the US is defined by more than one President

18 Jul 2019 By Hugo Seymour

The Lowy poll shows deep appreciation for the contribution ties to the US make to Australia’s prosperity and security.

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Media Release: Defence on Government Agenda

10 Jul 2019 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Senior government officials, leaders from industry and the WA SME sector will come together to discuss critical issues and partnership opportunities for WA defence at the WA Indo-Pacific Defence Conference on Monday 12 August at Crown Towers, hosted by Perth USAsia Centre and Defence West on behalf of the WA Government.

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The Indo-Pacific concept is here to stay: but will it unify?

10 Jul 2019 By Kyle Springer

Reflections on the 33rd Asia-Pacific Roundtable

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What’s the deal about rules-of-origin in the RCEP negotiations?

08 Jul 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

In this instalment of Perth USAsia Centre On The Road, our Research Director Dr Jeffrey Wilson explains rules-of-origin from the sidelines of the RCEP trade negotiations in Melbourne.

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Learning from its competitors: how Indonesia can increase foreign direct investment

05 Jul 2019 By Callum Murray

Growing at an average of 5.4% of GDP annually over the last decade, Indonesia’s economy is booming. However, this rate of growth has been limited by an infrastructure gap, requiring an injection of up to $600 billion in investment over the next ten years to rectify.

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