Foreign affairs

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: March 2021

December

By Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson, with research assistance from Thomas Pantle

Perspectives: A resilience response to the PRC’s economic coercion

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Benjamin Herscovitch

Since May 2020, Australia has been subjected to an intensifying barrage of trade restrictions from the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Detention of Australians in China

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The China Story, a blog by the Australian Centre on China in the World at the Australian National University, as part of a contribution to 'Perspectives: Detention of Australians in China', on April 6 2021.

Costly choices: establishing the facts of Australia’s China policy since 2016

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on March 24 2021.

AUSTRALIA-CHINA MONTHLY WRAP-UP: February 2021

December

By Elena Collinson and James Laurenceson

The stalemate between Australia and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) lingers on: Canberra’s overtures for dialogue, steadily repeated by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his senior ministers, continue to be rebuffed by Beijing, while Australia remains adamant that no concessions will be made in order to move forward.

Perspectives: Be careful what you wish for: the risks of taking a punt on the pathway of US-PRC strategic competition

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Michael Clarke

Early signals from President Joe Biden’s administration about its approach to US-PRC relations indicate the competitive and adversarial trajectory established under his predecessor will likely intensify.

Slogan-led strategy isn't working

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on February 26 2021.

Australia must continue to press for humane treatment of journalist Cheng Lei after her arrest in China

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on February 9 2021.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: January 2021

December

The PRC's new year

December

Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's monthly commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Rowan Callick