Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s call this week for a deeper, closer strategic and defence partnership with Japan is a watershed moment in the bilateral relationship, writes Alan Dupont.
Visiting New York for Leader's Week should be core business for Prime Minister Tony Abbott, write Jeni Whalan and Jeremy Farrall.
Australia should use its position as president of the UN Security Council to deliver durable improvements to the Council's effectiveness, write Jeremy Farrall and Jeni Whalan.
With the rise of China delivering sweeping economic benefits, it’s time for Australia to come to grips with one of its most robust and potentially problematic relationships.
A parliamentary inquiry is reviewing Australian and East Timorese relations, but is it hearing from the right mix of stakeholders, asks Clinton Fernandes.