A study finds that South Asians who migrate face greater risk of developing lifestyle diseases as their exercise patterns change.
The third issue of the La Trobe Asia Brief explores the impact of climate and conflict on the Himalaya
Indonesia is starting to take notice of women's rights and gender equality.
La Trobe Asia has launched a new brief on Australia-China relations
The second issue of the La Trobe Asia Brief explores the elusive balance in Australia and China relations
Australian governments will need to hold allies and partners to their word if they want to distinguish themselves from authoritarian alternatives.
The pressure is intensifying for Australia to rebuild its standing with Beijing ... which Canberra will find increasingly difficult to resist.
China policy must be pragmatic. The PRC and its influence and power cannot be wished away, and some kind of accommodation of Chinese interests will have to be negotiated.
It is unrealistic to hope that such open opposition and criticism across a wide spectrum of issues would not be hurtful towards a country.
With his mandate now secured, Mr Morrison has both the opportunity and obligation to show his true colours on China.
It is in fact a disgrace and paranoid to concoct the conspiracy theory that China connives to threaten Australia's sovereignty and integrity.
For Australia, the dilemma is the extent to which it is willing to accommodate China's rewriting of the maritime rules.
There will be no quick and easy victory for America and its allies. Neither side has a clear advantage in a maritime war.
Two years on from the tragic drownings of three little girls, a team of Victorian swim instructors are on a mission to ensure no more young lives are lost.
Geneticist Mihwa Lee will be working with Dr Yoon Jong-Bok from Yonsei University
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