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Australia Has a New Government. What Should Quad Leaders Expect?
May 23, 2022

Australia Has a New Government. What Should Quad Leaders Expect?

By Richard Maude
When new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese attends the Quad Summit in Tokyo, he will largely signal continuity on Australian foreign policy.

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report
May 19, 2022

Australia to Downgrade Diplomatic Representation in Myanmar: Report

By Sebastian Strangio
Canberra is the latest government to downgrade its diplomatic mission to the military-ruled country.
Australia’s Election Complicates Attendance at Quad Summit
May 19, 2022

Australia’s Election Complicates Attendance at Quad Summit

By Rod McGuirk
Australia’s general election is on May 21, just three days before the summit in Tokyo. It’s unclear who would represent Canberra if the polls usher in a change of government.

Do Australian Politicians Know the Difference Between Hinduism and Hindutva?
May 17, 2022

Do Australian Politicians Know the Difference Between Hinduism and Hindutva?

By Grant Wyeth
Engagement with the growing Hindu community is essential for Australian politicians, but there is an obvious tightrope to walk.

Macho Election Tactics Miss the Point in Australia
May 16, 2022

Macho Election Tactics Miss the Point in Australia

By Grant Wyeth
Politicians will no doubt continue to wrap themselves in high-vis vests, but come election day it is women who will make themselves seen.

Chinese Ambassador Says China’s Rise Is No Threat to Australia
May 13, 2022

Chinese Ambassador Says China’s Rise Is No Threat to Australia

By Rod McGuirk
Beijing’s ambassador to Australia wrote a newspaper op-ed to try and assuage concerns over China’s new security pact with Solomon Islands – although he didn’t specifically mention the deal.

Will Australia and Japan Move Beyond the ‘Quasi-Alliance’?
May 11, 2022

Will Australia and Japan Move Beyond the ‘Quasi-Alliance’?

By Daisuke Akimoto
The Russia-Ukraine War has only accelerated the deepening defense ties between Canberra and Tokyo. Will the two countries consider a formal alliance?
Australia Aware of China Plans for Solomon Islands Wharves
May 09, 2022

Australia Aware of China Plans for Solomon Islands Wharves

By Rod McGuirk
"We're very aware of what the Chinese government's ambitions are in the Pacific,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

Australia’s Indo-Pacific Engagement: Fear, Honor, and Interests
May 05, 2022

Australia’s Indo-Pacific Engagement: Fear, Honor, and Interests

By John Blaxland
Cooperation, competition, and contestation are at the heart of Australia’s engagement in the Indo-Pacific.

Country and the Blue Pacific: A Necessary Readjustment of Australian Foreign Policy
May 02, 2022

Country and the Blue Pacific: A Necessary Readjustment of Australian Foreign Policy

By Grant Wyeth
There is opportunity for First Nations peoples to play a far greater role in Australia’s foreign policy.

Australia’s Monroe Doctrine in the Age of the China-Solomon Islands Security Deal
April 30, 2022

Australia’s Monroe Doctrine in the Age of the China-Solomon Islands Security Deal

By Patricia O’Brien
Old anxieties about Australia’s vulnerabilities remain relatively unchanged, but the new geopolitical order is fundamentally different. 
Australian Minister Accuses China of Election Interference
April 27, 2022

Australian Minister Accuses China of Election Interference

By Rod McGuirk
Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews suggested China’s announcement of a deal with the Solomon Islands was deliberately timed to undermine the Liberal Party’s re-election prospects. 

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