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Lowy Institute Poll 2022
Polling
Lowy Institute Poll 2022
In this its eighteenth year, the Lowy Institute Poll continues to chart how Australians feel about the world and its challenges, including Russia, China and climate change.
Being Chinese in Australia Poll
Polling
Being Chinese in Australia Poll
The release of the second annual Being Chinese in Australia: Public Opinion in Chinese Communities survey is one of the largest studies of attitudes among Chinese-Australians ever…
Commentary
America and Australia Are Back on the Same Page
How Biden Revived the Alliance. Originally published in Foreign Affairs.
Commentary
Australian intelligence should not be used for political goals. The US is still recovering from Trump doing just that
The political consensus on China is a dead end. Australia should harness political debate to produce smarter policies. Originally published in The Guardian.
Morrison's Mission: How a beginner reshaped Australian foreign policy
Lowy Institute Papers
Morrison's Mission: How a beginner reshaped Australian foreign policy
The story of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's foreign policy convictions and calculations. 
Commentary
More future than past in UK connection
The comfort blanket of shared history obscures the fact that Britain and Australia have many complementary assets to offer in their relations with the rest of the Indo-Pacific…
Commentary
Australian election 2022: Big businesses, small productivity gains
Originally published in The Canberra Times.
Commentary
Managing Asia’s bipolar disorder
US standing is up, China has been dragged down and middle nations have seen a steady decline in their influence, according to the latest Lowy Institute Asia Power Index…
COP26 and beyond: fault lines in global climate policy
Podcasts
COP26 and beyond: fault lines in global climate policy
In this episode, Lowy Institute lead economist Roland Rajah is joined by Dr Vijaya Ramachandran and Dr Sam Geall to discuss the outcomes from the COP26 Glasgow Climate Change…