New travel grants launched for Security students

International Security Studies students studying at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs will soon be eligible for one of two new travel grants worth...

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ASEAN and Australia beyond 50

Australia, as ASEAN’s longest-standing partner, should support its multilateralism, look for opportunities to deepen the relationship, and show area-specific...

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Being a good neighbour: Australia in Asia

Australia 360: A panel of academics from the SDSC discuss Australia’s relationships with its neighbours.

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Regional roundup spotlights Australia’s key relationships

Speaking at the Australian National University’s annual Australia 360 event last Tuesday, a panel of academics broke down Australia’s key regional...

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Labor's foreign policy navigates international disruption

Speaking at Australia 360, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong chronicled Labor’s foreign policy vision for Asia.

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Senator Penny Wong at the Australia 360 event.

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John Gould

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John was a full-time Australian Army Officer for 32 years, serving in the Afghanistan War (2006, 2009), and East Timor (1999) and Solomon Islands (2000) conflicts. His overseas exchanges...

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Ron Huisken

Dr. Ron Huisken is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. He has had a distinguished career in foreign affairs working as a Research Fellow at SIPRI (1968-70 &1972-76),...

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Served for 25 years in the Australian Regular Army, including active service in South Vietnam; joined SDSC in 1990; Editor of the Army History Series (1994 to 2012); Head of the Australian Army’s Land Warfare...

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Iain Henry is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research focuses on alliance politics, with a particular emphasis on how states...

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Bates Gill

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From 2012 to 2015 Dr. Gill was the Chief Executive Officer of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Prior to this, he was Director and chief executive of the Stockholm...

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