Foreign affairs

Chinese Australians are the silent minority on foreign policy

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on October 24 2018.

Australians have no interest in joining US cold war against China

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian on October 22 2018.

Alexander Downer chewed ruminatively on his steak: ‘If you want a cold war with China, you will get a cold war with China.’

I had just been appointed foreign minister and was consulting my predecessors. Downer implied cold war was not smart diplomacy and not in Australia’s interest.

Launch of ACRI report: 'Do the claims stack up? Australia talks China'

December

The Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney launched a new report by Professor James Laurenceson, ACRI Deputy Director, entitled 'Do the claims stack up? Australia talks China'.


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Australia-China relations monthly summary - September 2018

December

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

The next challenge for Australia-China relations

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs' blog, Australian Outlook, on October 4 2018.

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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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

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.