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Indonesia and Australia Move Toward ‘Significant’ Security Agreement

Indonesia and Australia Move Toward ‘Significant’ Security Agreement

By Andi Jatmiko and Niniek Karmini
The announcement followed talks between Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles and his Indonesian counterpart Prabowo Subianto.

Indian Ocean Leaders Warn of Threats to Shipping, Stability

Indian Ocean Leaders Warn of Threats to Shipping, Stability

By Grant Wyeth
The more direct, yet undeclared, theme of the Indian Ocean Conference was China.
Marape’s State Visit Puts Australia-Papua New Guinea Bonhomie on Display

Marape’s State Visit Puts Australia-Papua New Guinea Bonhomie on Display

By Patricia O’Brien
For Australia, it is critical to keep good ties with PNG amid China's growing influence.

Can the Indo-Pacific Eliminate Cervical Cancer?

Can the Indo-Pacific Eliminate Cervical Cancer?

By Marion Saville
Australia is close to eliminating cervical cancer. Could other countries in the Indo-Pacific soon follow suit?

It’s Time for Australia to Take a ‘Whole-of-Nation’ Approach to Foreign Policy

It’s Time for Australia to Take a ‘Whole-of-Nation’ Approach to Foreign Policy

By Grant Wyeth
“Whole-of-nation” language carries a sense of urgency that the country’s economy, society, and public institutions must become more alert to their role in the international sphere.

China Gives Suspended Death Sentence to Chinese Australian Democracy Blogger

China Gives Suspended Death Sentence to Chinese Australian Democracy Blogger

By Ken Moritsugu and Keiran Smith
Yang Hengjun has been in detention for over five years, despite frequent complaints from the Australian government. Now he's been found guilty of espionage.

ANZMIN Signals Potential Major Shift in New Zealand Foreign Policy

ANZMIN Signals Potential Major Shift in New Zealand Foreign Policy

By Nicholas Dynon
The inaugural Australia-New Zealand 2+2 saw the new Luxon government draw closer to Australia – and AUKUS.
Finding Australia in K-Pop

Finding Australia in K-Pop

By Grant Wyeth
Soft power circulates, with South Korea’s K-Pop influencing Australia at the same time Australia's self-image as an Asian country continues to evolve.

Australia Has No Plan for Climate Change Adaptation. Why?

Australia Has No Plan for Climate Change Adaptation. Why?

By Johanna Nalau
Reducing emissions is only part of the story. Australia must also plan for adapting to the impacts of climate change.

Australia Day: A National Impasse

Australia Day: A National Impasse

By Grant Wyeth
Maybe Australia should stop trying to find symbolic worth in the past and instead focus on what kind of country it wants to be in the future.

What Voice Will We Give to Australia’s Future?

What Voice Will We Give to Australia’s Future?

By Lisa Jackson-Pulver
The wellbeing of our nation should be at the forefront of our minds right now – and we need to get the history right.
The Facade of Australia Day Deserves to Crumble

The Facade of Australia Day Deserves to Crumble

By Dechlan Brennan
No other country celebrates the dismantling of one Indigenous group’s way of life as their national day like Australia does.

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