Griffith Asia Institute


State of the neighbourhood: 2018

This publication offers fresh perspectives on the key issues affecting Australia and it's neighbourhood. The objective in publishing this collection is to share research insights and encourage informed community debate on Australia's engagement in the Asia Pacific.

John Howard delivers inaugural Asia Lecture

The former Prime Minister delivered a compelling analysis in an hour-long speech at the Queensland Conservatorium in the first Asia Lecture hosted by the Griffith Asia Institute. Stephen O'Grady reviewed the speech by the Honourable John Howard OM AC at Griffith University.

Building an Asia-literate Australia: an Australian strategy for Asian language proficiency

Australia needs half of the population to be fluent in an Asian language within 30 years or risk falling behind other countries, this report has found. Australia must abandon its monolingual mindset to keep pace with economic and political power houses of China, India, Japan...

Burma and nuclear proliferation: Policies and perceptions

Before 2000, the idea that Burma might one day become a nuclear power was considered fanciful. Ever since it regained its independence in 1948, Burma had been a consistent supporter of global nuclear disarmament and had played an active role in international organisations dedicated to...