Southeast Asia Program

Southeast Asia Program

perspectives on southeast asia

Professor Richard Heydarian - President Duterte and the Tragedy of Philippines Politics

Helen Clark - Developments in Vietnam

‚ÄčThe Hon Kim Beazley and Natalie Sambhi: What Happened at the 2016 Shangri-La Dialogue?

Sidney Jones - Indonesia's Struggle with the Islamic State

Brian Kraft - Indonesia's "Blow Up The Boats" Policy

professor richard heydarian - the rise of duterte: a populist revolt against elite democracy

On November 2017, Professor Richard Heydarian visited Perth as a guest speaker at In The Zone: The Blue Zone 2017 conference and also launched his book, The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy, the first book to analyse the significance and implications of the rise of Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte within the Indo-Pacific.


  • 08 Jul, 2020
    South-East Asia

    Role of the US Lower Mekong Initiative in the Mekong Region

    By Dr Chu Minh Thao
  • 02 Jul, 2020
    South-East Asia

    CEO Professor Gordon Flake interviews Dr Lynn Kuok

    By Professor Gordon Flake
  • 28 Aug, 2019
    South-East Asia

    Submissions to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties regarding IA-CEPA

    By Dr. Jeffrey Wilson and Kyle Springer
  • 04 Jul, 2019

    Building Bridges: Navigating Indonesia's Infrastructure Choices

    By Kyle Springer
  • 12 Sep, 2018
    South-East Asia

    Expanding Horizons: Indonesia's Regional Engagement in the Indo-Pacific Era

    By Faris Al-Fadhat, Matthew Busch, Poppy S. Winanti et al.,
  • 28 May, 2018
    South-East Asia

    Understanding Vietnam

    By Kyle Springer and Dr Huong Le Thu
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Southeast Asia Program

Australia is part of Southeast Asia and has an interest in the security and prosperity of its neighbours. The Perth USAsia Centre seeks to enhance relations and facilitate the development of sound policy towards Southeast Asia.