Topic-Public Diplomacy

How Australia can be a catalyst for civil-military cooperation in Southeast Asia

MELISSA CONLEY TYLER, CHRIS GARDINER AND GRETA NABBS-KELLER | With the prevalence and intensity of natural disasters on the rise across… Read More

Southeast Asia Snapshot #21

SOVINDA PO | Ferdinand Marcos Jr seeks military presence in the South China Sea During the Philippines’ Presidential Debate on 15 February 2022,… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 16 February

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Last minute reprieve for Pacific Islands Forum unity Just as we thought it was all over for the Pacific Islands… Read More

Skating on thin ice: Xi’s omicron olympics

ROWAN CALLICK | The Winter Olympic Games will be held from February 4-20 in a ‘green, safe and simple’ way, and for that reason… Read More

Art as diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific region

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  An ongoing aim in Australian diplomacy is to deepen the nation’s engagement with the dynamism and diversity of the Asia… Read More

Southeast Asia Snapshot #16

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in Southeast Asia Blinkin cuts short his ASEAN visit The US… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 8 December

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Motion of No Confidence debated in Solomon Islands Monday saw the Parliament of Solomon Islands meet to debate a motion… Read More

All eyes turn to Indonesia as it takes on the 2022 G20 presidency

CAITLIN BYRNE  |  Indonesia’s 2022 presidency will provide the G20 with the opportunity to focus on promoting inclusive growth, while demonstrating the country’s… Read More

G20 leaders talk up climate action but avoid real commitments, casting a shadow over crucial Glasgow talks

CAITLIN BYRNE AND SUSAN HARRIS RIMMER | The G20 summit in Rome concluded over the weekend with a disappointing outcome for Earth’s climate. Leaders… Read More

Matching strategic and defence policy to the climate challenge

BRENDAN SARGEANT | Australia is experiencing a series of cascading crises. While the most immediate is the Covid-19 pandemic, the global and regional strategic… Read More


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