September 10, 2021
Australia, Indonesia Agree to Ramp up Defense Relationship
By Sebastian Strangio
The two nations could soon hold joint military exercises on Australian soil for the first time.
September 09, 2021
Indonesia, Australia Urge Taliban to Respect Rights of Women
By Niniek Karmini
"Indonesia has a significant role to play as a Muslim country with a strong voice on these issues," Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said.
April 22, 2021
Australia Ends China Deals on National Interest Grounds
By Rod McGuirk
In response, Chinese state media warned of "serious consequences for unreasonable provocation against China."
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.
October 06, 2020
US, Australia, India, Japan to Discuss China’s Growing Power
By Associated Press
It will be the first in-person talks among the four foreign ministers since the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
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.
November 09, 2018
Will China-Australia Relations ‘Return to Normal’?
By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese and Australian foreign ministers held the two countries' highest level bilateral meeting in China this year.
February 07, 2017
Getting Australia-Indonesia Military Ties Back on Track
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Australia’s army chief visit an opportunity to smooth over ties following a recent spat.
May 02, 2016
The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
By Ankit Panda
Did Australia go with DCNS to keep the SSN option open?
March 05, 2016
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
By Benjamin David Baker
When reading Australia's latest defense white paper, it's prudent to take stock of the greater picture.
September 30, 2015
Australia’s New Defense Minister
By Helen Clark
Australia has a new PM, new defense minister, new White Paper... what about the South China Sea?