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Why is Australia Trying to Push Migrants Away from Sydney and Melbourne?
October 11, 2018
Why is Australia Trying to Push Migrants Away from Sydney and Melbourne?
Canberra simply doesn’t understand the power and pull of urban spaces in the modern economy.
Why is Australia Trying to Push Migrants Away from Sydney and Melbourne?
Fiji: The Peacekeepers
September 27, 2018
Fiji: The Peacekeepers
Per capita since 1970, Fiji has contributed more personnel to UN Peacekeeping missions than any other state.
Fiji: The Peacekeepers
Australia and Papua New Guinea Close in on Manus Island Base Deal
September 25, 2018
Australia and Papua New Guinea Close in on Manus Island Base Deal
What would a permanent Australian naval presence at Lombrum on Manus Island mean for the Pacific?
Australia and Papua New Guinea Close in on Manus Island Base Deal
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
September 11, 2018
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
The new government isn’t likely to change course on its predecessor's efforts to lower the temperature in Australia-China relations.
Why Australia's New Government Won't Change Course on China
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
September 10, 2018
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
In the Pacific, climate change is an existential threat. Australia’s domestic unease on the issue hinders its foreign policy.
Australia’s Domestic Politics Hamstrings Its Pacific Foreign Policy
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
August 31, 2018
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
Australia’s revolving door of prime ministers is a symptom of a weakening political system.
Polls and Party Room Infighting Undermine the Australian Government
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
August 28, 2018
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
The Diplomat spoke to Bates Gill about the decision and Canberra's relations with Beijing.
Why Did Australia Block Huawei, ZTE From 5G Roll out?
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
August 28, 2018
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
With polls looming next year, where does the country go from here?
The Fall Out From Australia's Leadership Shake Up
Leadership Turmoil Rocks Australia
August 22, 2018
Leadership Turmoil Rocks Australia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull barely survives a leadership challenge from within his party.
Leadership Turmoil Rocks Australia
Why Is Peaceful, Prosperous Australia Anxious?
August 17, 2018
Why Is Peaceful, Prosperous Australia Anxious?
As global focus turns increasingly to the Indo-Pacific, it’s no time for Australia to retreat into fearful, baseless timidity.
Why Is Peaceful, Prosperous Australia Anxious?
The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
August 16, 2018
The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
'Nuclear tunnel vision’ strikes again as Australia misses another opportunity to refresh its North Korea policy.
The Bishop-Ri Meeting: Another Missed Opportunity for Australia
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
August 13, 2018
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
Jakarta is courting Pacific Island states, hoping to change regional positions on the West Papua issue.
What Drives Indonesia's Pacific Island Strategy?
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
August 09, 2018
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
Taiwan is an active player in the Pacific, home to many of its remaining diplomatic allies.
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
August 08, 2018
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
As counterfeit goods proliferate, sales of legitimate Australian wine have decreased in China.
The ‘Benfords’ Debacle: Counterfeit Australian Wine Floods China
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
July 25, 2018
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
If Australia is serious about enhanced engagement with India, then the education push should go both ways.
Education a Key Field in the Growth of India-Australia Relations
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
July 17, 2018
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
The PNG prime minister used his time in Fiji to reiterate that both countries have an essential role in providing regional leadership.
Pacific Island Solidarity: Papua New Guinea and Fiji
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