From Oceania to the Asia-Pacific and the Indo-Pacific, Australia and New Zealand’s Place in the World

26 Aug 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson, Hugo Seymour

The Perth USAsia Centre had pleasure of hosting the Asia New Zealand Foundation for a Strategic Policy Dialogue during their inaugural visit to Western Australia in August 2019. The full-day dialogue included a Policy Roundtable on the Indo-Pacific and an Economic Roundtable on the Belt and Road Initiative.

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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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Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Awardee visits Perth: Roundtable with Andini Effendi

05 Aug 2019 By Erin Watson-Lynn

Andini Effendi is one of Indonesia’s most accomplished journalists. Currently a senior correspondent with Metro TB in Jakarta, Effendi has interviewed world leaders including Robert Mugabe, Shimon Peres, Benigno Aquino Jr., Joko Widodo, David Beckham, Mahathir Mohammad, Bill Gates, Anwar Ibrahim, and Mamnoon Hussain.

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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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Modi’s Mandate: The Indian General Election with Professor Craig Jeffrey

29 Jun 2019 By Hugo Seymour

In partnership with UWA’s Public Policy Institute and the Australia India Business Council, the Perth USAsia Centre had the pleasure of hosting Professor Craig Jeffrey for a roundtable discussion on the drivers of India’s general election outcome and their implications for India, Australia and the world.

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Roundtable with Mike Chinoy, former CNN Bureau Chief in Beijing

27 Jun 2019 By Kyle Springer

Mike Chinoy, an author, reporter, and former CNN Bureau Chief in Beijing, China visited the Perth USAsia Centre on 21 June. Mike is known for his award-winning coverage of the Tiananmen Square events in 1989. He also served as Bureau Chief in London and later Hong Kong. Today he is still based in Hong Kong and is a Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California (USC).

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Australia’s strategic partnership with the US in the Indo-Pacific

26 Jun 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

The Australian Consul-General in Honolulu, Ms Jane Hardy, presented a roundtable lunch to the Perth USAsia Centre community on Monday 24 June. Consul-General Hardy discussed Australia’s strategic partnership with the US in the Indo-Pacific, which a focus on defence cooperation.

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Navigating Australia’s Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations.

24 Jun 2019 By Erin Watson-Lynn, Kyle Springer

The Australian Government’s Chief Negotiator, Regional Trade Agreements Division, James Baxter, visited the Perth USAsia Centre on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Mr Baxter is currently leading Australia’s delegation in negotiations for the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement.

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