Australia and Southeast Asia

Wave of rhetoric on South China Sea sets dangerous tone

US and Australia must work with ASEAN on China's contentious island building.

Why we still need SBY

Rather than a swansong, karaoke king and former president should deliver an encore.

What’s next for Myanmar and Australia?

Australian policy toward Myanmar was bogged down for many years, writes Nicholas Farrelly

Independence and interventions

Australia’s 1999 mission to East Timor and lessons for today.

Australia, asylum and ghosts of the past

A look at the 1970s' Indochinese crisis reveals a dark trend.

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Celebrating 50 years of Indonesia research at ANU

Indonesia Project marks major anniversary with series of special events.

Dare to dream big

Waking up to the realities of the Australia-Indonesia relationship.

Academic diplomacy in the 21st century

Debate, dialogue and the sharing of ideas will help middle powers muscle up on the world stage.

The suffering of sovereignty

Abbott's sovereignty mantra could do more harm than good.

Rule-breaking and the Rohingya

How Australia's 'stop the boats' policy is prolonging the Rohingya's suffering.

Strategic imperatives for Australia-Indonesia relations

According to John Blaxland, clemency for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has a solid strategic rationale

Securitisation of Australian Aid

Tim Frewer argues the Australian aid industry is captured by those who will pursue the logic of security on behalf of Australians

What Tony Abbott said in Naypyitaw

Olivia Cable provides a summary of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's speech during his first visit to Myanmar

Closer ties: Australia and Malaysia

Australia and Malaysia getting to know each other better.

Australia’s Malay population

Nicholas Herriman writes about Australia's little known Malay community of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.