The Submarine Deal and Australia’s Ties With France
May 04, 2016
The Submarine Deal and Australia’s Ties With France
Canberra’s recent decision to buy its subs from France highlights the scope for strategic cooperation.
The Submarine Deal and Australia’s Ties With France
Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence
May 02, 2016
Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence
PNG has some of the highest levels of family and sexual violence in the world.
Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
April 30, 2016
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
PNG’s Manus decision exposes the fundamental ironies at the core of Australia’s immigration policy.
Australia’s Immigration Policy: So Much for the PNG ‘Solution’
Australia, Gun Laws and Port Arthur 20 Years On
April 29, 2016
Australia, Gun Laws and Port Arthur 20 Years On
Twenty years after a massacre Australia remembers the dead, and its changed gun laws.
Australia, Gun Laws and Port Arthur 20 Years On
Will the Manus Island Decision Put an End to Australia’s 'Pacific Solution'?
April 28, 2016
Will the Manus Island Decision Put an End to Australia’s 'Pacific Solution'?
Papua New Guinea's Supreme Court ruled the detention center “unconstitutional and thus invalid.”
Will the Manus Island Decision Put an End to Australia’s 'Pacific Solution'?
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
April 27, 2016
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
The Australian-funded detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is deemed unconstitutional.
Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
April 26, 2016
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
A long process finally comes to an end.
Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines
Australia Still Doesn’t See a Cyberattack as the Menace the United States Fears
April 26, 2016
Australia Still Doesn’t See a Cyberattack as the Menace the United States Fears
Australia has some way to travel before it graduates to a coherent national cybersecurity strategy.
Australia Still Doesn’t See a Cyberattack as the Menace the United States Fears
Corruption and Chaos in Papua New Guinea
April 22, 2016
Corruption and Chaos in Papua New Guinea
A two-plus-year corruption investigation into PNG's prime minister comes to a head.
Corruption and Chaos in Papua New Guinea
Malcolm Turnbull’s Visit to China
April 21, 2016
Malcolm Turnbull’s Visit to China
The Australian PM sought to balance trade with South China Sea, investment and cybersecurity concerns.
Malcolm Turnbull’s Visit to China
Australian Elections Set For July 2
April 18, 2016
Australian Elections Set For July 2
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has indicated that he will be calling a double dissolution poll.
Australian Elections Set For July 2
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
April 16, 2016
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
On his first official visit to China, Australia's prime minister downplayed recent tensions in the relationship.
Australia and China: All About 'Optimism' for PM Turnbull
The Problem With Australia’s Steel Industry
April 13, 2016
The Problem With Australia’s Steel Industry
Arrium's collapse highlights the downside of over-reliance on an industry which is at the mercy of global markets.
The Problem With Australia’s Steel Industry
Australia Needs Soft Power as Asia’s Strategic Balances Shift
April 09, 2016
Australia Needs Soft Power as Asia’s Strategic Balances Shift
It is time Canberra took soft power seriously.
Australia Needs Soft Power as Asia’s Strategic Balances Shift
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
April 09, 2016
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
Could Russian arms shipments to Fiji mark incipient great power competition in the region?
The Bear Returns to the South Pacific: Russia Sends Arms to Fiji
After Cyclone Winston, Focus on Fiji’s Regional Relationships
April 06, 2016
After Cyclone Winston, Focus on Fiji’s Regional Relationships
The disaster might pose an opportunity for Australia and New Zealand to bring Fiji in out of the diplomatic cold.
After Cyclone Winston, Focus on Fiji’s Regional Relationships
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