December 01, 2020
The Costs of Australia’s Climate Politics
By Matt McDonald
Despite the reality of the threat posed by climate change, Australia is a significant part of the failure to adequately address it. That has growing diplomatic costs.
November 02, 2020
Australia Announces New Injection of Pacific COVID-19 Vaccine Aid
By Sebastian Strangio
Canberra's funding commitments are beginning to catch up to its concerns about China's growing influence in its neighborhood.
August 05, 2020
China, Climate Change, and COVID-19: An Interview With Kevin Rudd
By Jongsoo Lee
The former Australian prime minister discusses the challenges facing the Indo-Pacific, including the many facets of China’s rise.
June 18, 2020
Australia to Re-engage With International Institutions
By Joshua Mcdonald
Despite distrust among the general public of “globalism” and international institutions, Canberra affirmed its commitment to multilateral diplomacy.
May 06, 2020
Australia, COVID-19, and the Trans-Tasman Bubble
By Conor McLaughlin
How an old alliance can guide Australia’s post-coronavirus future.
October 12, 2019
Course Correction: Promising Signs for Australia-South Korea Relations
By Tom Corben
After a period of neglect, leaders in Canberra and Seoul appear to be putting bilateral ties back on course.
June 17, 2019
The Carmichael Coal Mine: Despite Approval, Uncertainties Abound
By Grant Wyeth
The recent environmental approval does little to settle the controversies over the mine's impact.
May 29, 2019
China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands
By Grant Wyeth
Finding a position respectful of Honiara that also maintains Canberra’s strategic desires will require a deft touch.
November 01, 2018
Australia: The Morrison Way
By Daniel Flitton
The summit circuit approaches and Australia’s new prime minister will take his one-man leadership show on the road.
October 23, 2018
Jakarta and Jerusalem: Australia's Israel Embassy Decision
By Olivia Tasevski
Australia’s potential Israel embassy policy will impact Australia-Indonesia relations.
July 13, 2018
Australia’s Pacific Island Myopia
By Matthew Dornan
Overreacting to China’s presence in the Pacific Islands is actually undermining Australia's image in the region.
June 28, 2018
Why Australia Needs to Reconcile With Its Role in the Vietnam War
By Sayeed Ahmed
With reconciliation, Australia will be in a much stronger position to achieve its stated foreign policy objectives.