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Crumbling cornerstone? Australia’s education ties with Southeast Asia
Policy Briefs
Crumbling cornerstone? Australia’s education ties with Southeast Asia
While Australia regularly cites education as the foundation of Australia’s relationship with Southeast Asia, these connections are weakening, posing a risk to Australia’s…
When Turnbull meets Trump
Policy Briefs
When Turnbull meets Trump
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump is an opportunity to deliver some key messages about the role the United States should…
The shape of Australia’s future engagement with the United Nations
Policy Briefs
The shape of Australia’s future engagement with the United Nations
Australia should strengthen its engagement with the United Nations to ensure it has a greater voice on global issues that matter to its national interests. Photo:Flickr/United…
Fiji’s election and Australia: the terms of re-engagement
Policy Briefs
Fiji’s election and Australia: the terms of re-engagement
The election will only be the first step in Fiji’s transition to democracy after eight years of Voreqe Bainimarama’s military rule. Australia should use its influence to assist…
The G20 needs a growth strategy
Policy Briefs
The G20 needs a growth strategy
In this Lowy Institute Policy Brief, Director of the G20 Studies Centre Mike Callaghan AM argues that the G20 needs to develop a comprehensive growth strategy to lift global…
The missing anchor: Why the EU should join the CPTPP
Policy Briefs
The missing anchor: Why the EU should join the CPTPP
In the absence of the United States, consideration should be given to the European Union as a central player in an expanded Indo-Pacific trade accord.
Bridging Papua New Guinea’s information divide
Policy Briefs
Bridging Papua New Guinea’s information divide
In the lead-up to the 2022 national election, Papua New Guinea must address its information gap by investing in the public broadcaster.
Australia's South China Sea Challenges
Policy Briefs
Australia's South China Sea Challenges
Canberra needs to work with Southeast Asia to address looming South China Sea challenges from China and the US
Consular conundrum: the rising demands and diminishing means for assisting Australians overseas
Policy Briefs
Consular conundrum: the rising demands and diminishing means for assisting Australians overseas
Demands on Australia’s consular service are becoming increasingly difficult to meet. How can DFAT manage the increased consular workload in a tight fiscal environment, without…