Australia’s Election: Foreign Policy and National Security Implications
Indications are that the upcoming Australian elections will be extremely tight and all major parties have made the country’s foreign policy and national security central to this year’s campaign. The election occurs as headlines and political debate are dominated by news of China’s advance into the South Pacific, the unfolding war in Ukraine, heated exchanges over climate policy, and rising expectation over what the Quad, AUKUS, and the American-Australian alliance will deliver—and when.Please join the CSIS Australia Chair Charles Edel for a discussion about the upcoming Australian elections with three of Australia’s leading commentators, Amelia Adams, Peter Hartcher, and Stan Grant who will offer their insights on upcoming election, the differences between the parties national security policy, and the election’s likely implications on Australia’s foreign policy.
ABC International Affairs Analyst, Host of China Tonight and Q and A
Australia Chair and Senior Adviser, CSIS
This event is made possible through the generous support of Pratt Industries.