Foreign affairs

Australians with Chinese origins need to come together

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in Pearls and Irritations, a public affairs blog on April 16 2019.

Australia’s strategic hedging in the Indo-Pacific: A ‘third way’ beyond either China or the US

December

Real diplomacy could have avoided China's coal revenge

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on April 3 2019.

PRC migration to Australia - statistics and trends

December

What are the current trends in PRC citizen inflows into Australia – both permanent and temporary? This fact sheet provides a snapshot of key statistics and trends in permanent migration, naturalisation, student visa grants, visitor visa grants, temporary work visa grants and visa cancellations.

Permanent migration

In 2017-18 162,417 permanent migration programme visas were granted. Migrants from the PRC accounted for 15.5 percent.

China's coal import 'ban'

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on March 4 2019.

The recent story of Australian coal being 'banned' from China is a cautionary warning about the risks of making quick-fire judgements when dealing with complex Australia-China relations.

Softer talk, harder line: Australia’s China policy

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the University of Nottingham's Asia Research Institute’s online magazine, Asia Dialogue, on February 28 2019.

Australia’s China Debate

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the University of Nottingham's Asia Research Institute’s online magazine, Asia Dialogue, on February 26 2019.

Human rights: How to manage an effective dialogue

December

Human rights is a part of the Australia-China relationship that sometimes struggles to get the attention given to developments in the economic and strategic realms. Yet it is no less pressing. Currently, Yang Hengjun, an Australian writer has been detained in China for more than a month without access to legal representation. Yang, held in detention at an undisclosed location in Beijing, has not been charged with any offence.


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2018 Annual China in the World Lecture: Australia-China relations at the crossroads?

December

2018 Annual China in the World Lecture

Australia-China Relations at the Crossroads?

Professor the Honourable Bob Carr

November 13 2018

Australian National University, Canberra

Text adapted from unscripted remarks

 

What a Labor victory might mean for Australian foreign policy

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Council on Foreign Relations blog, Asia Unbound, on January 31 2019.