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In Exporting Problems, Australia Risks Damaging Ties With New Zealand
July 28, 2021

In Exporting Problems, Australia Risks Damaging Ties With New Zealand

By Grant Wyeth
With deportations, Australia is demonstrating a knee-jerk self-interest, divorced from the wider realities of the Australia-New Zealand relationship. 

Australia Struggles With Moral Obligation to Aid Afghan Partners
July 23, 2021

Australia Struggles With Moral Obligation to Aid Afghan Partners

By Joshua Mcdonald
Afghan interpreters plead for support from the Australian government as the threat from the Taliban increases.
Connecting the Vertices: Prospects for Australia-Taiwan Relations
July 22, 2021

Connecting the Vertices: Prospects for Australia-Taiwan Relations

By Jung-Ming Chang
As the U.S. tightens ties with both Taiwan and Australia, it's time for Canberra and Taipei to do the same.

Can Australian Rules Football Rule Australia?
July 19, 2021

Can Australian Rules Football Rule Australia?

By Grant Wyeth
One distinct regional difference within Australia is in preference for sporting codes, but the Australian Football League brushes off its most devoted locales to chase rugby-dominated markets.

Australia’s Hawke, American Informant
July 12, 2021

Australia’s Hawke, American Informant

By Joshua Mcdonald
The beloved Australian prime minister was a U.S. informant, new research shows.

Australia Donates Vaccines, Aid to Virus-Hit Indonesia
July 08, 2021

Australia Donates Vaccines, Aid to Virus-Hit Indonesia

By Sebastian Strangio
The offer comes as the Southeast Asian nation struggles to contain an exponential increase in COVID-19 infections.

Australia Denies Interfering in China’s Pacific Vaccine Help
July 06, 2021

Australia Denies Interfering in China’s Pacific Vaccine Help

By Rod McGuirk
A Chinese newspaper had accused Australia of seeking to sabotage the distribution of Chinese vaccines in Papua New Guinea.
COVID-19 and Fortress Australia
July 06, 2021

COVID-19 and Fortress Australia

By Grant Wyeth
The value of being inside Australia may have risen during the pandemic, but the value of being an Australian citizen has clearly decreased. 

China’s Repression Reaches Australian Universities
July 02, 2021

China’s Repression Reaches Australian Universities

By Joshua Mcdonald
A new Human Rights Watch report details Chinese government efforts to surveil and intimidate Chinese students attending Australian universities. 

A Leadership Spill in the National Party Will Reverberate in Australian Politics
June 28, 2021

A Leadership Spill in the National Party Will Reverberate in Australian Politics

By Grant Wyeth
Political infighting remains a substantial part of Australian party politics. What does the latest “knifing” mean for the political future?

Australian Parliamentary Committee Urges Harder Line on Myanmar Junta
June 25, 2021

Australian Parliamentary Committee Urges Harder Line on Myanmar Junta

By Sebastian Strangio
The cross-party committee called for the government to consider harsher sanctions, and a pathway to residency for Myanmar citizens in Australia.
‘Scary’ Sydney Virus Cluster Blamed on Delta Variant Grows
June 25, 2021

‘Scary’ Sydney Virus Cluster Blamed on Delta Variant Grows

By Associated Press
“Since the pandemic has started, this is perhaps the scariest period that New South Wales is going through,” said state leader Gladys Berejiklian.

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