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Morrison’s secret appointments are a slippery slope
Commentary
Morrison’s secret appointments are a slippery slope
Levels of political trust in Australia are among the lowest in the world and this latest saga will not help matters. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.
Australia’s responsibility is to see, hear and advocate for the people of Taiwan
Commentary
Australia’s responsibility is to see, hear and advocate for the people of Taiwan
As China chastises Australia for not siding with the ‘victim’, let’s see Taiwan on its own terms and not through the frame of Sino-US rivalry. Originally published in The Guardian…
WeChat's role in Australian democracy: A grassroots view
Analyses
WeChat's role in Australian democracy: A grassroots view
A new study finds that despite drawbacks, the Chinese messaging app plays a vital role in the democratic participation of Chinese-Australians.
Rules Based Audio: The scramble for information control over Africa
Podcasts
Rules Based Audio: The scramble for information control over Africa
In this episode, Sasha Fegan discusses the influence of disinformation in the media landscape in Africa.
What is Australia’s plan B for China?
Commentary
What is Australia’s plan B for China?
The US may not win, and China may not be easily appeased either. We need more eggs in more baskets. Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.
New government in Canberra: A reset for Australia’s Indo-Pacific approach?
Commentary
New government in Canberra: A reset for Australia’s Indo-Pacific approach?
Following the May Federal election, Australia has its first centre-left government in close to a decade, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. Originally published in the French…
An address by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Speeches
An address by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
On 7 July 2022, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, gave an address at the Lowy Institute in Sydney titled A Pacific Springboard to Engage the…
Conversations: Australian Attitudes To The World
Podcasts
Conversations: Australian Attitudes To The World
Lowy Institute Director of Research Hervé Lemahieu talks to the Institute’s head of polling, Natasha Kassam, about the 2022 Lowy Institute Poll and what Australians think about…
Lowy Poll: China’s still a worry, but Russia more so
Commentary
Lowy Poll: China’s still a worry, but Russia more so
Originally published in The Australian.