Foreign affairs

Future of Australia-China relations

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The China Story as part of a contribution to 'Perspectives – future of Australia-China relations', on January 21 2021.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: December 2020

December

Joe Biden and US-PRC relations

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The China Story, a blog by the Australian Centre on China in the World and the China Policy Centre, on December 9 2020.

The beginnings of a new political chapter in the US has turned the world’s attention towards a future with a Joe Biden-led America.

Roundtable: the future of Australia-China relations

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS:ACRI) in partnership with the Institute for a Community with Shared Future (ICSF) at the Communication University of China (CUC) hosted two roundtable discussions in which Australian and Chinese academics exchanged views on the current state and future trajectory of relations between Australia and the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a particular focus on the recent signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and what that might mean for the bilateral relationship, and the role of


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Australia-China monthly wrap-up: November 2020

December

Canberra keeps China confused

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the print edition of The Australian Financial Review on November 26 2020. It also appeared online on November 25 2020.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in June that on China his government had ‘done nothing to injure that partnership – nothing at all’.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: October 2020

December

China’s grand strategy and Australia’s future in the new global order

December

Former Australian Ambassador to China Dr Geoff Raby in a new book, China’s grand strategy and Australia’s future in the new global order (Melbourne University Publishing), writes that Australia faces an ever more precarious position in the world.


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The temperature’s rising

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in AK NewsMagazine on September 23 2020. 

The deterioration of Australia-China relations fast-forwarded following Australia’s first-out-the-gate solo call for an independent, international inquiry into the origin and spread of the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year. Initially in an uneasy holding pattern following the ratcheting up of tensions in 2017, both countries now seem to be engaged in a veritable race to the bottom.

In Australia and China, government action hammers human ties

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on September 18 2020.