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  • 18 Aug 2017 12:01

    South China Sea: Beijing raises the temperature again

    Asia has acquired yet another flashpoint, one that China has deliberately picked at a time and location of its choosing.

  • 18 Aug 2017 09:55

    Perfidious New Zealand

    The thing that puts New Zealand on the world map is rugby, and New Zealanders will do everything in their power to retain their rugby primacy.

  • 18 Aug 2017 09:35

    How India and the US can lead in the Indo-Pacific

    The stakes – who gets to construct the legal, economic, and military architecture of an integrated Indo-Pacific region – are enormous. Without bold policy from the US and India, the answer will be China.

Australian immigration

The impact of Australia’s immigration policies, particularly concerning multiculturalism and asylum seekers, is a matter of intense public concern and political controversy.

Lowy Institute experts examine this global issue from an Australian perspective and analyse how it interacts with the economic, cultural and environmental aspects of our society.

#WorldRefugeeWeek: How Australians feel about refugees

Results from the 2017 Lowy Institute Poll reveal how Australians feel about refugees being settled in Australia. Almost half (48%) of the 1200 Australians surveyed believe that refugees currently in Nauru and Manus Island detention centres should never be settled in Australia (versus 45% who agree

Wednesday Lowy Lecture Series: Human mobility in the 21st century: perceptions and realities - Ambassador William Lacy Swing presentation

In the Lowy Lecture series on 13 July 2011, International Organisation for Migration Director General Ambassador William Lacy Swing addressed factors driving contemporary international migration – demographic change, labour market demand and widening disparities between developed and developing

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