Foreign affairs

Australia-China Relations (January 2015 to June 2016)

December

This chapter will detail the notable trends and key developments in Australian political, economic, strategic and cultural engagement with China from January 2015 to June 2016.

UTS PARTNER DAY

December

UTS is committed to pursuing excellence in international education, and is dedicated to working with our partners to achieve this aim. The inaugural China Partner Day was held  in Beijing on December 9 2016.  The Partner Day aimed to continue building our valued relationships and engagement with government bodies and key partners in China.  As part of the program, the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) was invited to host a plenary discussion looking at current trends in the Australia-China relationship.


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Australia, China, and the lunacy of Trump's talk of a trade war

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Guardian, November 12 2016. 

It was only a matter of time. It was inevitable. 

It says something about human nature, too.

Trump and China

December

Nothing is more important to the world than the relationship between the United States and China. 

When it comes to the US relationship with China, what is Trump saying?

What will Congress allow him to do?

Will the new President seek to recruit China to assist with the challenge of North Korea and turbulence in the Middle East?

What perspective will he take on maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea? Might we move closer to a G2?


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Just in case, Australia must have Trump's ear

December

By Bob Carr

He’s down in the polls. But Australia must have a diplomatic strategy in case Donald Trump claws himself 270 electoral votes and smirks through a vulgar inauguration.

Abbott injects dose of realism on Australia-China relationship

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Australian, October 4 2016.

Australia’s recent anti-China panic seems to challenge any prospect of a positive relationship with Beijing.

I stood for US alliance as well as our China partnership

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Australian, September 24 2016.

Keating and China

December

On August 30 2016 the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney presented the fourth instalment of our ‘Prime Ministers Series’ devoted to the China policies of Australian Prime Ministers. Paul Keating was Treasurer from 1983 to 1991 and Prime Minister from December 1991 until March 1996. One of Mr Keating’s key priorities both as Treasurer and then Prime Minister was improving the competitiveness of Australia in a global market.

Keating and China

December

ACRI Prime Ministers Series: Keating and China

On August 30 2016 the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney presented the fourth instalment of our 'Prime Ministers Series': devoted to the China policies of former Australian Prime Ministers.Paul Keating was Prime Minister from December 1991 until March 1996.

Mr Keating’s emphasis, as Treasurer and as Prime Minister, was on improving the competitiveness of Australian industry in a global market. 


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Permanent Court of Arbitration Decision on the South China Sea

December

On July 12 2016 the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled on a dispute between the Philippines and China over territorial claims in the South China Sea and found in favour of the Philippines.

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