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The Perth USAsia Centre is a non-partisan, not-for-profit institution that promotes stronger relationships between Australia, the Indo-Pacific and the USA by contributing to strategic thinking, policy development and enhanced networks between government, the private sector and academia.

Perspectives | Perth USAsia Centre Podcast Foreign affairs podcast by Perth USAsia Centre

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The Perth USAsia Centre is a non-partisan, not-for-profit institution that promotes stronger relationships between Australia, the Indo-Pacific and the USA by contributing to strategic thinking, policy development and enhanced networks between government, the private sector and academia.

    Launch of the Asia Power Index - Lowy Institute

    Launch of the Asia Power Index - Lowy Institute

    On 28 November 2018, the Perth USAsia Centre launched the Lowy Institute's Asia Power Index. The launch was hosted at Government House and featured The Hon Kim Beazley AC, Governor of Western Australia; Professor Stephen Smith, Director of Perth USAsia Centre; Dr Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute; Hervè Lemahieu, Director of Asia Power and Diplomacy Program at the Lowy Institute; and Professor Rikki Kersten, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Arts, Business, Law and Social Sciences, Murdoch University.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Nukes In Our Backyard: Indo-Pacific Nuclear Security - Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow

    Nukes In Our Backyard: Indo-Pacific Nuclear Security - Madelyn Creedon, 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow

    Madelyn Creedon is the 2018 Alliance 21 Fellow, established by the US Studies Centre, Perth USAsia Centre and the US Department of State. Prior to this, Madelyn served as the Principal Deputy Administrator of the US National Nuclear Security Administration working on nuclear and space policy issues. In this podcast, Madelyn explores her work in the US Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration, provides an overview of the role of international treaties in nuclear non-proliferation and an analysis on nuclear countries in the Indo-Pacific region.

    SHOW NOTES:
    • The beginnings of a career in nuclear policy (1:40)
    • Working in the US Department of Energy (2:15)
    • Joining the Alliance 21 Fellowship (3:10)
    • Working in the National Nuclear Security Administration (3:52)
    • A typical day in the NNSA (4:42)
    • Where is the world today on nuclear non-proliferation? (5:40)
    • Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) Treaty and its role in nuclear non-proliferation (7:08)
    • The role of nuclear energy in a sustainable future (8:16)
    • Australia’s regional role in nuclear non-proliferation (8:48)
    • Thoughts on President Trump’s US Nuclear Posture Review (11:33)
    • The challenges faced by the US on implementing the US Nuclear Posture Review (13:15)
    • The nuclear threats in the Indo-Pacific region (14:15)
    • The North Korean nuclear situation (15:02)
    • An overview of China’s nuclear capabilities (17:10)
    • India and Pakistan’s frameworks to produce nuclear weapons (17:45)
    • The securitisation of the space frontier (18:28)

    • 22 min
    Australia's Trade Diplomacy in Latin America - Chris Rodwell, CEO of CCI WA

    Australia's Trade Diplomacy in Latin America - Chris Rodwell, CEO of CCI WA

    Chris Rodwell, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) discusses his passion for creative arts and how his curiosity led to a career working around the world, most recently as AusTrade Commissioner to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Chris also explores the emergence of Latin America and how Perth has the opportunity to become a business and industry hub in the region.

    SHOW NOTES:
    • What is the role of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA? (2:20)
    • Following your curiosity – from university to your career (3:44)
    • Creative arts are fundamental in exploring humanity (4:45)
    • Importance of language today (6:30)
    • Disconnect between Australia’s education and a globalised world (7:55)
    • How Australian businesses value of in-country experience (9:00)
    • Australia’s direct and transactional approach in business relations (9:55)
    • Breakthroughs in trade diplomacy in Australia and Latin America (10:58)
    • The first ever trade delegation to Cuba (15:23)
    • Australia’s economic potential to work with Cuba (16:45)
    • The key opportunities in Latin America (19:42)
    • Perth’s potential as a business and industry hub in the region (28:10)
    • Connecting the business community with society (32:30)

    • 38 min

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