Australia and ASEAN’s Shared Recovery

21 Jul 2020 By Hugo Seymour

On the 21st July, the Perth USAsia Centre convened an online private dialogue with Australia’s most recent Ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Ms Jane Duke.

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Perspective: Korea’s Place in the Future of Global Battery Value Chains

15 Jul 2020 By Dr Kyungjin Song

The Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre and the Perth USAsia Centre launched their flagship study on the governance of the global battery industry on 8 July with a live online discussion. This article highlights the key points made by guest speaker Kyungjin Song on South Korea’s battery industry.

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Shining a light on global battery value chains

08 Jul 2020 By Hugo Seymour

Launching the flagship research publication of the new Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI-CRC), the Perth USAsia Centre convened in partnership with the FBI-CRC an online public forum on the governance of global battery value chains.

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Australia and China in an uncertain world

07 Jul 2020 By Jeffrey Wilson

The Perth USAsia Centre convened a Chatham House Rule discussion with Australia’s Ambassador to China, Graham Fletcher, on 7th July. This invite-only private discussion enabled the Perth USAsia Centre and key stakeholders to discuss with Mr Fletcher recent developments in the vitally important relationship.

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Australia’s New Regional Defence Strategy

06 Jul 2020 By Hugo Seymour

On 6th July 2020, Australia’s Defence Minister Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC delivered a public address before the Perth USAsia Centre and The University of Western Australia, concerning Australia’s evolving security challenges across the Indo-Pacific region in a post-COVID-19 environment.

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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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Indonesia and Australia in the COVID-19 New Normal

23 Jun 2020 By Kyle Springer

Australia’s Ambassador to Indonesia, Mr Gary Quinlan AO, joined the Perth USAsia Centre and key stakeholders for a private online discussion on key developments in Indonesia in the COVID-19 era.

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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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Mapping Indonesia’s Infrastructure ‘Gaps’

03 Jun 2020 By Kyle Springer

As Indonesia has grown over the past decades, infrastructure has suffered from chronic underinvestment and strain. President Joko Widodo has made infrastructure a priority and its development has become a feature of his popular appeal.

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