Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
December 07, 2016
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
Trump and the Australia-China-US Triangle
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
December 06, 2016
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
Australia in particular laments John Key's surprise decision to resign.
Say It Ain't So: New Zealand Prime Minister Calls It Quits
Immigration, Housing Key Issues as New Zealand Enters Election Year
December 03, 2016
Immigration, Housing Key Issues as New Zealand Enters Election Year
A look at the debates likely to shape New Zealand's upcoming elections.
Immigration, Housing Key Issues as New Zealand Enters Election Year
Australian Politicians Settle on Backpacker Tax Compromise
November 30, 2016
Australian Politicians Settle on Backpacker Tax Compromise
Holiday visa holders will face a 15 percent tax, rather than a 32.5 percent tax; impact will take time to judge.
Australian Politicians Settle on Backpacker Tax Compromise
New Zealand Navy Holds International Review for 75th Anniversary
November 22, 2016
New Zealand Navy Holds International Review for 75th Anniversary
Visiting ships help kick off the highlight of year-long anniversary celebrations.
New Zealand Navy Holds International Review for 75th Anniversary
Australian Politicians Look to Ride Trump's Nativist Wave
November 17, 2016
Australian Politicians Look to Ride Trump's Nativist Wave
Putting "Australia First" by pushing to restrict high-skilled immigration could undermine Australia’s prosperity.
Australian Politicians Look to Ride Trump's Nativist Wave
After Trump Win, Australia Hopes for Stability in Relations With US
November 10, 2016
After Trump Win, Australia Hopes for Stability in Relations With US
Canberra is hoping that Trump will govern within the bounds of established norms that have served Australia well.
After Trump Win, Australia Hopes for Stability in Relations With US
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
November 04, 2016
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
New findings show that humans arrived in Australia more than 10,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Humans Arrived in Australia 49,000 Years Ago
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
October 31, 2016
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
The Coalition has long catered to far-right elements. The new legislation follows that trend.
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
October 21, 2016
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
A new report sheds more light on the country’s dark record.
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
From Phosphate Mining to Detention Centers: Nauru’s Destructive Fixes
October 18, 2016
From Phosphate Mining to Detention Centers: Nauru’s Destructive Fixes
The brutal irony is that without the current presence of displaced persons, Nauruans may become displaced themselves.
From Phosphate Mining to Detention Centers: Nauru’s Destructive Fixes
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
October 12, 2016
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
As Wellington pursues improvement in its relations with Washington, challenges remain.
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
No Luck for Marshall Islands in Nuclear Disarmament Case Against India, Pakistan, and UK
October 06, 2016
No Luck for Marshall Islands in Nuclear Disarmament Case Against India, Pakistan, and UK
While the ICJ ruled that it didn't have jurisdiction to proceed, the case isn't a complete loss for nuclear disarmament.
No Luck for Marshall Islands in Nuclear Disarmament Case Against India, Pakistan, and UK
South Australia's Blackout Blame Game
October 05, 2016
South Australia's Blackout Blame Game
While some pointed to the switch to renewables as the cause, a preliminary report blames the state’s “skinny” grid.
South Australia's Blackout Blame Game
What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
September 30, 2016
What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
Australia, with close ties to both China and Japan, should help encourage responsible diplomacy.
What Should Australia Be Doing in the East China Sea?
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
September 29, 2016
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
A recent decision opens the door to compulsory “relationship counselling” between UNCLOS states parties.
The Precedent-Setting Timor-Leste and Australia UNCLOS Case
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