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Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
March 08, 2017
Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
Australia has called all of its current diplomatic heads of mission home to help craft a new foreign policy white paper.
Calling All Ambassadors: Australia Ponders a New Foreign Policy Path
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
March 07, 2017
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
The air warfare destroyer HMAS Hobart is expected to be delivered to the RAN in June 2017.
Australia’s Deadliest Destroyer Completes Sea Acceptance Trials
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Finishes 4-Day Visit to Australia
February 28, 2017
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Finishes 4-Day Visit to Australia
Australia's relations with Israel are a balance between developing strong ties and managing moral quandaries.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Finishes 4-Day Visit to Australia
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
February 11, 2017
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Cory Bernardi's defection from the Liberal Party is a significant moment in Australian politics.
A Schism Among Australian Conservatives
Australia Gets Reassurance on Refugee Deal and Dual Citizen Exception
January 31, 2017
Australia Gets Reassurance on Refugee Deal and Dual Citizen Exception
Australia seeks critical clarifications on the impact of U.S. President Trump's recent executive order.
Australia Gets Reassurance on Refugee Deal and Dual Citizen Exception
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
January 11, 2017
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
Terminating the CMATS treaty is a first step, but negotiating a median line boundary will be more difficult
Timor-Leste Seeks a Better Maritime Border With Australia
Australia’s Enemies: Looking Where the Light Shines Brightest
December 29, 2016
Australia’s Enemies: Looking Where the Light Shines Brightest
Terrorists, China’s military and Muslim boat people are not the main security threats to the country’s well-being.
Australia’s Enemies: Looking Where the Light Shines Brightest
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
December 27, 2016
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
In Australia, private industry has not played a big role in defense before -- that looks set to change.
Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
December 09, 2016
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
What will the Obama administration leave the incoming administration on Asia defense policy?
US Defense Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific: What Obama and Carter Will Leave Trump and Mattis
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
December 07, 2016
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Julie Bishop will visit the Solomon Islands, Samoa, and Vanuatu over the course of two days.
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Australian Nurse Charged in Alleged Cambodian Baby Scam
December 01, 2016
Australian Nurse Charged in Alleged Cambodian Baby Scam
Couples spend $50,000 on Cambodian gestational surrogates.
Australian Nurse Charged in Alleged Cambodian Baby Scam
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
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
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