Australia

ASEAN and Australia beyond 50

Australia, as ASEAN’s longest-standing partner, should support its multilateralism, look for opportunities to deepen the relationship, and show area-specific leadership in Southeast Asia, Huong Le Thu writes.

Integrated Asia: Australia’s Dangerous New Strategic Geography

Globalization and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia.

Out of order

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's call for ASEAN to defend the international rules-based order is desirable, but is it realistic, questions Mathew Davies.

Global Learning Program

Have a look at the wide range of overseas study experiences and internships offered by the Bell School.

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)

Does Australia Really Want a Rules-Based International Order?

This seminar will enquire into the notable shift in rhetoric on the part of the Australian government from that of support for ‘international law’ to that of support for a ‘rules-based international order’. It will identify possible reasons for the change in language, including the difficulty of negotiating new multilateral treaties due to a shifting global distribution of power. It will then enquire into the possible implications, if any, of the change.

Missile defence for Australia? Expensive and probably not wise

Following the most recent tests by North Korea of a missile that might be able to hit Alaska, the prospect of a direct threat to Australia from the Kim regime is exciting the Australian defence debate.

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