With China-Taiwan tensions ratcheting up, is Australia getting best advice from places like Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Note: This article appeared in The Canberra Times on August 13 2022.
As tensions ratchet up in the Taiwan Strait, Australia's relationship with China risks being caught up in the fallout. The modest improvements in oficial relations since May could quickly be reversed.
Cool heads needed to avoid escalating tension
Note: This article appeared in China Daily on August 12 2022.
In the aftermath of the visit to Taiwan by US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Australia-China relationship is once again inflamed.
This follows a modest thawing in bilateral ties after the new government, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, took office in Canberra in May.
Australia’s nuanced response to Taiwan tensions shows ‘adults are back in charge’
Note: This article appeared in The New Daily on August 5 2022.
The Albanese government faced its first powder keg moment in the region this week when US congressional leader, Nancy Pelosi travelled to Taiwan.
The Australian response, led by Foreign Minister Penny Wong, could not have been more spot-on in substance and delivered with greater diplomatic skill.
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Book launch – ‘Australia’s China Odyssey’
The Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS:ACRI) hosted the launch of Australia’s China Odyssey (NewSouth, August 2022) by Professor James Curran, historian and Australian Financial Review columnist.
Mr Dennis Richardson AC, former Secretary of the Department of Defence, Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation and Ambassador of Australia to the United States, launched the book.
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Australia’s position on Taiwan is laid out by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT): 
Australia’s Joint Communiqué with the PRC [People’s Republic of China] recognised the Government of the PRC as China’s sole legal government, and acknowledged the position of the PRC that Taiwan was a province of the PRC.