Tag Archive: Whitlam

Australia’s Relations with India: Some of the History

by Eric Meadows, Alfred Deakin Research Institute, Deakin University

The consequences of Australia’s restrictive immigration policy, the so-called ‘White Australia’ policy, in place until the mid-1960s, after which it was progressively dismantled, are still hard to shake. The legacy of this profoundly misguided policy bedevils Australia’s image, in Asia in particular, to this Read more »

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Balibo: Time to Move On

by David Fettling, PhD Candidate, The Australian National University (ANU)


Decades after their murder by Indonesian soldiers, the fate of the Balibo Five often is held up, implicitly or explicitly, as an encapsulation of supposed lessons of recent Australian foreign policy toward Indonesia. If this were true, Balibo’s continued prominence in Australian Read more »

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