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Australia’s neighbourhood is changing, with shifts in the foundations that have underpinned security and prosperity for decades. There are concerns among US allies that American economic and military influence is in decline as China’s influence grows. This is occurring against a backdrop of a rising India, Japanese rivalry, and Southeast Asian reluctance to follow the leader, with the Asian landscape more crowded and contested than ever before.

Can Asia’s rising giants cohabit peacefully, or will the region face damaging competition and conflict? This is a defining question of our time – and one on which Australia’s future peace and prosperity depends.

Date: Monday 13 August 2018

6-7pm Presentation

7-8pm Reception

Location: The Long Room, Customs House, 399 Queen St, Brisbane
Cost: $20.00 per person


Image of ChancellorMr Peter N Varghese AO
Chancellor, The Unviersity of Queensland


Image of Nick BisleyProfessor Nick Bisley
Head of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University


Image of Sarah PercyAssociate Professor Sarah Percy
Deputy Director, Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs, The University of Queensland

Image of Tom SwitzerMr Tom Switzer (Moderator)
Executive Director, The Centre for Independent Studies
Presenter, Between the Lines, ABC Radio National

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