• Young people can raise the tone of international engagement

    Tim Watts     |      November 10, 2022

    Young people have tremendous potential to exert significant influence – both now and in the future. For Australia to maximise its influence abroad, the challenges and opportunities presented by new “baby boom” youth generations around the world must be addressed.

  • Preparing for the next computer virus

    Tim Watts     |      May 4, 2020

    The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about national resilience in the face of global crises. It’s shown us how disasters can cascade around an interconnected world and prompts consideration of what challenges may come.

  • Snarky tweets and national security

    Tim Watts     |      October 3, 2019

    The most common form of interference in democratic elections isn’t direct tampering with results but disinformation campaigns to undermine candidates, increase polarisation and reduce public trust in institutions.