Australian foreign policy shift aligns with central banks capacity building program in the South Pacific

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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On 8 November 2018 Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his “Government was returning the Pacific to where it should be—front and centre of Australia’s strategic outlook, our foreign policy, our personal connections, including at the highest levels of government”. This will happen at multiple levels, including defence, police, infrastructure loans and grants via the […]

Burma puts its stamp on the world

Griffith Asia Institute
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When subjects like soft power and public diplomacy are discussed in forums, few people have postage stamps in mind, but there has long been a close connection between philately and foreign policy according to Dr Andrew Selth in a recent post for the Lowy Institute’s Interpreter.  Read the full article here.

Australia as a pivotal power

Griffith Asia Institute
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Professor Andrew O’Neil responds to an article in the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s Blog, The Strategist, on Australia as a middle power.  Read the full article and responses here.