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Competence in the Face of the Pandemic a Boost for Some Governments
April 30, 2020

Competence in the Face of the Pandemic a Boost for Some Governments

By Grant Wyeth
Post-pandemic, which states will be attractive to those wishing to migrate and which states will not? 
Japan and China’s Competition in the Pacific Islands
April 30, 2020

Japan and China’s Competition in the Pacific Islands

By Denghua Zhang and Miwa Hirono
Amid the geostrategic competition in the Pacific, the China-Japan dynamic is often overlooked.

COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations
April 24, 2020

COVID-19 Presents Opportunities for Australia-South Korea Relations

By Tom Corben
The global pandemic and the absence of international leadership in addressing it give Canberra and Seoul a chance to shine together. 

Coronavirus Cruise Ship Finally Leaves Australian Port
April 23, 2020

Coronavirus Cruise Ship Finally Leaves Australian Port

By Associated Press
The Ruby Princess has been linked to 19 deaths in Australia and two in the United States. 

Australia Drops in Press Freedom Index
April 22, 2020

Australia Drops in Press Freedom Index

By Joshua Mcdonald
Australia dropped five points in the latest index as national security laws and loss of independence both chip away at journalism in the country.
New Zealand Could Pull off Bold Goal of Eliminating COVID-19
April 22, 2020

New Zealand Could Pull off Bold Goal of Eliminating COVID-19

By Associated Press
Geographical isolation and bold political action could help New Zealand rid itself of the new virus altogether.

The US-Australia Alliance and Deterrence in the Pacific Islands Region
April 21, 2020

The US-Australia Alliance and Deterrence in the Pacific Islands Region

By Tom Corben
The Pacific Islands region has traditionally been peripheral to alliance deterrence discussions. That’s beginning to change.
Political Redemption in Sight for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
April 17, 2020

Political Redemption in Sight for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

By Joshua Mcdonald
Amid devastating bushfires earlier this year Morrison’s leadership was in question. His handling of COVID-19 may be his political resurrection.

How Well Has Australia Managed COVID-19?
April 17, 2020

How Well Has Australia Managed COVID-19?

By Grant Wyeth
Advantageous geography, a unified response, and public trust in institutions have bolstered Australia’s fight against the coronavirus.

Is Australia Taking the Threat of Right-Wing Terrorism Seriously?
April 10, 2020

Is Australia Taking the Threat of Right-Wing Terrorism Seriously?

By Henry Storey
It is clear that right-wing terrorism – much like its Islamist counterpart – has now become a transnational phenomenon.

Cash-for-Passports in the South Pacific
April 10, 2020

Cash-for-Passports in the South Pacific

By Joshua Mcdonald
The Solomon Islands is considering a controversial investment for a passport scheme; meanwhile Vanuatu is considering scrapping its own version.
Guam’s Growing Coronavirus Challenge
April 09, 2020

Guam’s Growing Coronavirus Challenge

By Jon Letman
On Guam, an already complex relationship to the U.S. mainland (and military) is complicated by a pandemic.

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