The Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s largest body of scholars dedicated to the analysis of the use of armed force in its political context. An extensive repository of discussion, policy and working papers related to the Pacific are available via open access.
The Pacific Islands Development Program, housed at the East-West Center in Honolulu, promotes better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific through cooperative study, research, and dialogue.
DFAT provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Commonwealth Government. DFAT works with other government agencies in pursuit of Australia's global, regional and bilateral interests.