Government and governance, International relations, National security, Arts, culture & society | The World, Australia, Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, The Pacific

12 February 2020

In this episode of National Security Podcast, Sam Roggeveen talks about his recent paper Our Very Own Brexit: Australia’s Hollow Politics and Where It Could Lead Us.

Is Australia seeing a surge in conservative sentiment, or is the nation being led by political parties in search of a new identity? On this National Security Podcast, Sam Roggeveen of the Lowy Institute discusses where and how domestic politics and foreign policy interact, and what it would mean for Australia’s place in Asia if the country’s politics were to turn on multiculturalism. Listen here:

Sam Roggeveen is Director of the Lowy Institute’s International Security Program and a Visiting Fellow at The Australian National University’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.

Katherine Mansted is a senior adviser at the National Security College and non-resident fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Previously, she was a commercial solicitor with King & Wood Mallesons, a ministerial adviser to the federal government, and served as an Associate in the High Court of Australia.

Chris Farnham is the presenter of the National Security Podcast. He joined the National Security College in June 2015 as Policy and Events Officer. His career focus has been on geopolitics with experience working in and out of China for a number of years as well as operating in Australia and Southeast Asia.

We’d love to hear your feedback for this podcast series! Send in your questions, comments, or suggestions for future episodes to You can also Tweet us @APPSPolicyForum or find us on Facebook.

Back to Top
Join the APP Society

Comments are closed.

Press Ctrl+C to copy