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The Director’s Chair: Julia Gillard on the US and China, Afghanistan, Covid, and leaders she admires
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Julia Gillard on the US and China, Afghanistan, Covid, and leaders she admires
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with Julia Gillard, Australia’s 27th Prime Minister.
Commentary
The trouble with Washington’s ‘Rules-Based Order’ gambit
Improved U.S. compliance with international norms would greatly enhance U.S. defense of the rules-based international order. Originally published in The Diplomat.
Rules Based Audio (Episode 1): In Conversation with John Ikenberry
Podcasts
Rules Based Audio (Episode 1): In Conversation with John Ikenberry
In an increasingly contested world, basic questions about how the world works, and how it should work, are being asked anew. In Rules Based Audio we will be posing those questions…
Lowy Institute Conversations: Jeffrey Sachs on global cooperation and sustainable development in the time of COVID-19
Podcasts
Lowy Institute Conversations: Jeffrey Sachs on global cooperation and sustainable development in the time of COVID-19
In this episode of Conversations, Alexandre Dayant talks with Prof. Jeffrey Sachs about global cooperation in the time of COVID-19, vaccine distribution and Australia’s…
Australia and the Growing Reach of China’s Military
Analyses
Australia and the Growing Reach of China’s Military
Beijing’s maritime and aerospace capabilities will have serious implications in the event of an Indo-Pacific power play.
Lowy Institute Conversations: Sophie McNeill on Chinese students and academic freedom in Australia
Podcasts
Lowy Institute Conversations: Sophie McNeill on Chinese students and academic freedom in Australia
In this episode of Conversations, Jennifer Hsu talks with Sophie McNeill about academic freedom, Australian universities, Chinese international students and the Chinese government…
Commentary
Australia buying Digicel hits two birds with one stone
On top of staving off a China telco monopoly, underwriting the purchase would show the government is putting big money on the table to get ‘blue chip’ companies to invest in the…
Commentary
There is no wages case for a permanent cut to immigration
RBA governor Philip Lowe makes a reasonable point about the short-term suppression of wages in some industries. But long-run evidence shows migration lifts demand for workers…
Lowy Institute Diplomat Database
Interactives
Lowy Institute Diplomat Database
This Lowy Institute interactive uncovers the changing face of Australia's diplomatic network, tracking 47 years of Australian diplomatic appointments overseas. The data…