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Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks

Women are most affected by pandemics. The social and economic impacts of COVID-19 fall harder on women than on men. Governments need to gather data and target policy to keep all citizens equally safe, sheltered and secure. Read More

Hong Kong: The finishing blow

On the 30th of June, Beijing imposed the new National Security Law on Hong Kong. Rowan Callick shares his insights. Read More

How shared distrust of China Is fueling closer India-Australia relations

Professor Ian Hall, Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on the strengthening of India-Australia Relations Read More

How Xi Jinping is reshaping the world

Rowan Callick shares insights into How Xi Jinping Is Reshaping the World Read More

Regional wrap | 53

Australia commits $270 billion to boost defence capability. CCP's draconian national security law comes into effect in Hong Kong. India bans 59 Chinese apps amid border tensions Read More

Stepping up? Improving relations with Pacific countries

A new policy brief from the Griffith Asia Institute suggests that if Australia is to strengthen relations with Pacific island countries, policymakers will need to engage more closely with the concerns of Pacific leaders. Above all, Pacific countries want Australia to help tackle their greatest security threat: climate change. Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 1 July

Tess Newton Cain's weekly bulletin looks at the gender-based violence in PNG, social impacts of COVID-19 in Fiji, New Caledonia referendum, opposition party in Fiji and the new Kiribati president’s agenda. Read More

Designing an Australian grand strategy for China

A grand strategy involves developing and applying national power to improve the relationship our nation has with another. This whole-of-nation activity integrates multiple interests while using diverse forms of power including diplomatic, economic, societal, cyber and military. Dr Peter Layton, Visiting Fellow at Griffith Asia Institute shares insights on an Australian Grand Strategy for China. Read More

In Trump’s shadow: The evolving Australia-India partnership

Professor Ian Hall shares his thoughts on the catalytic effect of the Trump Presidency on the evolving Australia-India partnership Read More

China is not an enemy

According to world renowned Sinologist, Emeritus Professor Colin Mackerras AO FAHA, the downward spiral of Australia-China relations is getting near a tipping point towards a Cold War and must be stopped Read More

Imagining a new post-COVID-19 international economic order for the Pacific islands
Reflections on press freedom as a pillar of democracy
Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks
Stepping up? Improving relations with Pacific countries

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