A shared vision for Australia’s security
A University of Melbourne experts says Australia's government needs to explain their security vision for AUKUS to get public support for the defence partnership
Australia’s shared future with Southeast Asia
A University of Melbourne expert says Australia’s new government has made Southeast Asia a priority with a focus on the idea of a shared future.
Southeast Asia matters to Australia
A University of Melbourne expert says it’s in Australia’s national interest to engage strongly with Southeast Asia or risk a hole in its Indo-Pacific strategy.
What you need to know about the status of Taiwan
Australia should be wary of sending mixed policy signals over Taiwan as the status quo is better than other scenarios, says University of Melbourne expert
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
Will the next president restore American leadership in Asia?
Under Trump’s presidency, perceptions of the US in Asia have sunk to historic lows. A University of Melbourne expert asks if the US election could reverse this?
Sports can show Australia’s better face
From the AFL’s Indigenous round to taking the knee, sportspeople can show the better face of Australia to the world, say University of Melbourne experts.
Diplomacy at a distance
In the face of department cuts, Australia’s diplomats are working during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety and security of many Australians.
Is Australia doing enough to support the Pacific?
A University of Melbourne expert says the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis are being felt by our Pacific neighbours, and it’s in Australia interests to help.
The symbolism of the Olympic Games
As countries pull out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, a University of Melbourne expert explains why Japan is clinging onto hope in the face of COVID-19.