Michael Wesley

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16 Nov 2015


As a consequence of its membership of a US-centred global alliance network, Australia’s regional obligations in the South Pacific are as pertinent to Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands’s drawdown as they were to its inception. Canberra’s imperatives in the Pacific have...


14 Sep 2015

In this video recorded at Parliament House in Canberra on the 14th of September 2015 The Hon Julie Bishop MP discusses the importance of academic discourse in public policy formulation and Australia's engagement in the region.


1 Oct 2014

The conference brought together experts to assess the impact of Yudhoyono's presidency on Indonesia's development.

This video presents the conferences welcoming remarks and a political update. Nine more presentations can be viewed by clicking "Playlist" in the top-left corner of the video.



1 Aug 2013

In this seminar Professor Michael Wesley of the National Security College examines the nexus between wealth, power and identity in Asia's rapidly developing societies and what it means for the future of the region.

The rapid development of Asia has revived an old...


28 Apr 2013

What is the role of the modern ambassador? How much influence do they really have? While the days of Argo are probably long gone, so too is a life of garden parties, cups of tea and private clubs. In a new era of security threats,...

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