How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
August 09, 2016
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s attempt to clear Parliament's crossbench of small parties and independents failed.
How Did Turnbull’s Double Dissolution Gamble Backfire?
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
August 01, 2016
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
Australia’s two major parties have usually demonstrated a solid bipartisan approach to international forums. No more.
Why Did Turnbull Decide Against Endorsing Rudd for UN Secretary General?
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
July 26, 2016
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
The Northern Territory has the highest rate of youth detention in Australia. Inquiry needs to ask why.
Teenagers Abused at Australian Youth Detention Center
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
July 13, 2016
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
The Greens have consolidated in Australia’s “cool” city, but hold a deep suspicion of the urban development that keeps it that way.
Urbanization and The Greens of Melbourne
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
July 06, 2016
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
With counting ongoing, a chain of events has been set in motion that could dramatically reshape Australia’s politics.
Australia Voted for a Stalemate
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
June 28, 2016
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Beyond a hardline stance toward asylum seekers, the broader issue of immigration is not a prominent electoral concern.
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Much Ado About Malcolm
June 28, 2016
Much Ado About Malcolm
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is far from the transformational figure he hoped to be.
Much Ado About Malcolm
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
June 26, 2016
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
The Diplomat's Luke Hunt interviews the stars of Lestari Girls.
Cross Culture: Indonesian Dance Troupe Evolves Out of Australia's Suburbs
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
June 14, 2016
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
A vibrant array of minor parties provides a release valve for discontent in Australia.
Australia's Many Small Parties Help Disburse Discontent
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
June 10, 2016
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
Rapid technological changes in underwater warfare may make the submarine as we know it obsolete by the 2040s.
Are Australia’s New Subs Already Obsolete?
Election Campaigning Highlights Northern Australia’s Potential
May 31, 2016
Election Campaigning Highlights Northern Australia’s Potential
Developing the northern region of Australia would be a significant pivot toward Southeast Asia as a major market.
Election Campaigning Highlights Northern Australia’s Potential
South Australia Ponders Hosting a Nuclear Waste Storage Facility
May 10, 2016
South Australia Ponders Hosting a Nuclear Waste Storage Facility
Such a facility would mean revenue for the state, but comes with serious public relations hurdles.
South Australia Ponders Hosting a Nuclear Waste Storage Facility
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
May 06, 2016
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending
Does Australia Lack Commitment to Building Up Its Cities?
May 05, 2016
Does Australia Lack Commitment to Building Up Its Cities?
Victoria state received a disproportionately low amount of infrastructure funding in the latest budget.
Does Australia Lack Commitment to Building Up Its Cities?
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'?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
April 27, 2016
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
How did the onetime frontrunner fail in its bid to build Australia’s next-generation submarine?
Why Japan Lost the Bid to Build Australia’s New Subs
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