Foreign affairs

Australia-China relations on a solid trajectory. But it could be derailed

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Canberra Times on May 21 2023. 

Trade Minister Don Farrell took some heat last week for returning ‘empty-handed’ from his trip to Beijing and a meeting with China's Commerce Minister.

Australia-China monthly wrap-up: April 2023

December

Inside the tent: Bob Hawke's ringside seat to China's reforms, Beijing 1986

December

Executive Summary

While speculation continues as to whether Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will visit the People’s Republic of China (PRC) this year – making it the first such visit since Malcolm Turnbull in 2016 – the time is ripe for reflection on arguably the most consequential visit in the relationship’s history, that by Bob Hawke to Beijing in May 1986.

Australia’s narrow understanding of China is of its own making

December

By Elena Collinson 

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on May 1 2023.

Chinese tech dominance more myth than reality

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in East Asia Forum on April 21 2023.

Rising tides, shifting sands: Rethinking Australia’s foreign policy towards China

December

By Marina Zhang

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on April 21 2023.

Fortunes of war: why the Australian media won’t change how it writes about China

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on April 20 2023.

Taiwan’s presidential trips show its marginalisation in debates about its future

December

By Corey Lee Bell and Elena Collinson 

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs' blog, Australian Outlook, on April 18 2023.

TikTok bans could be the canary in the coalmine for global economic and technological fractures

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on April 14 2023.

The Australian government recently announced a TikTok ban on government devices, citing foreign interference and influence concerns.

Boosting Australia’s China knowledge capability | WEBINAR

December

Declining China knowledge in Australia has been the subject of growing concern, with questions raised as to whether universities have adequately equipped the nation to optimise economic opportunities with its biggest trading partner, and address strategic challenges. The latter has been amplified by growing anxieties about what the rise of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) might mean for the region and the liberal order.


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