Launch of AJI Publication – Australia, Japan and India – A Trilateral Coalition in the Indo-Pacific

07 Oct 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

On 29 September 2020, the Perth USAsia Centre hosted a public event to launch our most recent publication: Australia, Japan and India: A Trilateral Coalition in the Indo-Pacific?

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Australia, Japan and India - guiding principles

29 Sep 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

For Australia, Japan and India, the Indo-Pacific is more than just a new geographic map of the region. It also reflects a shared set of outlooks regarding how regional politics and institutions should be organised.

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Is India’s Push for Self-Reliance Sensible in a Post COVID-19 World?

09 Sep 2020 By Dr Priya Chacko, Tammy Wayne-Elliot

As the border wars between China and India continues to rage, now may be the time for India to look inward, developing a level of self-reliance not yet seen in the country, as well as discovering trade opportunities with like-minded countries recovering from COVID, including Australia.

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Australia and India – Comprehensive Strategic Partners

27 Aug 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Joining the Perth USAsia Centre live from New Delhi, Australia’s High Commissioner to India Hon. Barry O’Farrell spoke to key stakeholders in a 26th August 2020 virtual Ambassador’s Dialogue roundtable.

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Australia’s Economic Diversification Imperative

13 Aug 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Australia’s imperative in needing to diversify its trade and investment relationships – as a matter of national priority and urgency - has been thrown into sharp relief in 2020.

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What have we learned from COVID-19’s impacts on Australia, India and Indonesia?

07 Aug 2020 By Hugo Seymour

The international public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally disrupted societies across the Indian Ocean region. Health systems have been stretched, economies have been hibernated, and social and family relationships have been strained to an extraordinary degree.

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Japan’s economic, strategic and political future

29 Jun 2020 By Jeffrey Wilson

Australia’s Ambassador to Japan, Hon. Richard Court AC, was hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre for a private discussion on Australia’s vital relationship with Japan, and to exchange views with stakeholders on developments across the Indo-Pacific during the COVID-19 era.

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Australia’s trade reliability crucial to our prosperity

04 Jun 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Australia’s trading success cannot be put down to our minerals, energy and agricultural endowments alone. Our nation’s real edge is our capacity to securely and reliably supply products and services, at a high quality, to countries in need of a secure and reliable provider.

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India Begins to Unwind: The View from Mumbai in May

04 Jun 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Not a month into Greg Wilcock’s tenure as Australia’s new Consul General to Mumbai, did India’s most populous city embark on the nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown. On March 24, following a televised address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India’s 1.3 billion people shut down non-essential economic and social activity in an attempt to curtail the spread of the virus.

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