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Joanne Wallis

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How does the ‘Pacific’ fit into the ‘Indo-Pacific’? The changing geopolitics of the Pacific Islands: workshop report

How does the Pacific fit into the Indo-Pacific? This paper presents a summary of the thoughts of Pacific, New Zealand and Australian speakers on the changing geopolitics of the region during a recent workshop at the ANU.
Discussion paper

Australia and New Zealand in the Pacific Islands: ambiguous allies?

This discussion paper examines the relationship between Australia and New Zealand and what this means for cooperation in the Pacific Islands region.
Book

Hybridity on the ground in peacebuilding and development

The authors in this interdisciplinary collection draw on their in‑depth knowledge of peacebuilding and development contexts in different parts of Asia, the Pacific and Africa to examine the messy and dynamic realities of hybridity ‘on the ground’.
Book

Pacific power? Australia's strategy in the Pacific Islands

Australia is much larger and has significantly more military and economic power than its Pacific Island neighbours. As a result, it is frequently described as having a natural right to lead in the region. Yet, Australia has found it difficult to effectively influence Pacific Island...
Report

Crowded and complex: the changing geopolitics of the South Pacific

Australia faces an increasingly crowded and complex geopolitical environment in the South Pacific. While the most important external powers in the region have traditionally been Australia, New Zealand, the US and France, a number of new powers are increasingly active, most notably China, Russia, Indonesia...