New book offers frank views on Australia-China ties
A new book on Australia’s links with China brings together new voices and fresh thinking on the shared future of the two nations.
Q&A – The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary. For close to 50 years the Centre has helped Australians understand the complexity of Asia’s strategic environment, Australia’s place in it, and the utility and application of armed force in international affairs. […]
ANU to host global diplomatic training
The Australian National University is set to host the world’s largest gathering of diplomacy experts and practitioners.
Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations
The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.
Emeritus professor wins 2014 Japan Foundation award
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale has received the Japan Foundation Award for 2014 for his pioneering work in the study of economic policy in Japan and East Asia, the formation of APEC, and economic exchange between Australia and Japan.
Partnership to help Myanmar rebuild
Twelve Myanmar academics have graduated from a two-week course that will enable them to contribute to the rebuilding of their country.
Defence Minister launches book on the future of defence
Defence Minister David Johnston has launched a book from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre on the future of the country’s defence.
Public policy resilience and the reform narrative
The following speech is from former Treasury Secretary Ken Henry, which was delivered at The Crawford School of Public Policy on Tuesday 16 September 2014.