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Crumbling cornerstone? Australia’s education ties with Southeast Asia

While Australia regularly cites education as the foundation of Australia’s relationship with Southeast Asia, these connections are weakening, and pose a risk to Australia’s influence, writes Susannah Patton in this policy brief.
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Chinese coercion, Australian resilience

As bilateral relations stabilise, Australia should work to entrench its position as an indispensable supplier of key commodities to China, argues Richard McGregor in this paper.
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Australia in the Middle East: enduring risks, interests, and opportunities

Despite ending its 20-year military operations in the Middle East, Australia’s equities in the region are now more substantial than ever, writes Rodger Shanahan.
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WeChat’s role in Australian democracy: a grassroots view

This study finds that despite drawbacks, the Chinese messaging app, WeChat, plays a vital role in the democratic participation of Chinese-Australians. It argues that the greatest challenge with WeChat remains a lack of regulatory oversight from the Australian government and the platform’s niche role within...
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Lowy Institute poll 2022

This annual poll reveals that in 2022, Australians report feeling unsafe, and as the potential for conflict in our region feels more possible. Support for Australia’s alliance with the United States has returned to a record high, with the majority of Australians now supporting increased...