Australia

Dr Amy King receives 2017 Westpac Fellowship & DECRA

Dr Amy King, from the ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC), is one of four 2017 Westpac Research Fellowship recipients, and was successful because of her ongoing research into China and its involvement in shaping the global economic order.

Peering behind the alliance curtain

The refugee deal which sparked a spiky conversation between the two leaders may still go ahead, but at what cost to Canberra? Iain Henry looks at what this could mean for the alliance relationship.

Trump and strategic change in Asia

Dr William Tow argues that President Trump’s ‘America first’ posture does not necessarily mean ‘Asia last’

ANU graduates rated Australia's most employable

Graduates from The Australian National University (ANU) have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

China, Australia and the US rebalance?

Feng Zhang questions whether the current, relatively uneventful security relationship between Australia and China can last under changing circumstances. (Image: Department of Defence)

Australia must be dexterous in its ties with Trump's America

Australia must deal now with an inexperienced American leadership inclined to reject expertise. Intelligence chiefs have been removed from the most important decision-making apparatus, the National Security Council, and replaced with ideologues. The potential for grave errors of judgment appears greater than in years.

Trump and Strategic Change in Asia

William T. Tow, ‘Trump and Strategic Change in Asia’, Strategic Insights 113, January 2017: 1-10.

Does it matter who runs our offshore immigration detention centres?

The company that is responsible for running our offshore detention centres where asylum seekers harm themselves every four days could be sold to a Spanish company. Broadspectrum, formally known as Transfield, has been approached for a take-over by Madrid-based Ferrovial​. This bid raises some important questions about how foreign ownership will affect accountability and governance of the detention centres, as well as the treatment of the asylum seekers and refugees within them.

'Symposium: Commemoration in Australia: A memory orgy?', Australian Journal of Political Science

Australia’s commemorations of the First World War have thus far been massive at both the government and local levels, reflecting and affirming the dominance of the memory of war and the ANZAC

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