Foreign affairs

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

December

From Gough Whitlam to Tony Abbott, Australia has pursued a pragmatic, national interest-based China policy that, in John Howard’s words, set differences to one side and worked on the things we could agree on. Under Howard and earlier Labor Prime Ministers Australia told China that nothing in our alliance obligations would drive us into conflict with China. Other US allies implicitly take the same approach.


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December
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Why Australia's new government won't change course on China

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The Diplomat on September 11 2018. 

Australia-China relations monthly summary - August 2018

December

The latest developments in Australia-China relations in August 2018 by Elena Collinson, Senior Project and Research Officer, Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI), University of Technology Sydney (UTS). 

The Morrison government and China

December

This fact sheet was prepared by Elena Collinson, Senior Project and Research Officer, Australia-China Relations Institute, University of Technology Sydney.

On August 24 2018 Scott Morrison was elected leader of the Liberal Party by a party-room vote and sworn in as Australia’s 30th Prime Minister.

Turnbull's China reset ends influence of China hawks

December

By James Laurenceson 

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Financial Review on August 14 2018.

ASIO and the China scare

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in the Australian on August 14 2018.

Australia was 'unimaginable' without the dynamic presence of Chinese-Australians. Those were the words of Malcolm Turnbull last week, resetting the rhetoric of Australia-China relations.

Australia draws line under anti-China hysteria. Will it be enough to unfreeze relations?

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 11 2018.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was always going to do it. It was a matter of language and timing.

The beginnings of a new tone on China?

December

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on August 7 delivered a speech to the University of New South Wales (UNSW) which seemed to continue the process of softening some of the sharper rhetoric that had been deployed in public treatment of the Australia-China bilateral relationship since early 2017.[1]  

Australia-China relations monthly summary - July 2018

December

The latest developments in Australia-China relations in July 2018 by Elena Collinson, Senior Project and Research Officer, Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI), University of Technology Sydney (UTS). 

What would a US war - or peace - with Iran mean for China

December

By Simone van Niewenhuizen

Note: This article appeared as part of a ChinaFile conversation on August 1 2018.