Australian foreign policy

Asia PacificAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyAustralian immigration and asylumClimate crisisEnvironmentMigrationPacific islandsTuvalu

Stay or go? Offered a future away from home, Tuvalu’s people face a painful choice

Australia’s visa offer to residents of the Pacific island nation in the face of the climate crisis stokes mixed emotionsFor many years, residents of Tuvalu have been aware of a threat hanging over their country: if nothing is done to combat the climate…

Read More
Anthony AlbaneseAsia PacificAukusAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyAustralian militaryAustralian security and counter-terrorismChinaClimate crisisEnvironmentIsrael-Hamas warJoe BidenPacific islandsUS newsUS politics

Aukus will ‘get done’ despite jitters in Congress, Biden tells Albanese at White House meeting

Getting approval for nuclear submarine plan through legislature a question of ‘not if, but when’Joe Biden has played down congressional jitters over the Aukus nuclear-powered submarine deal and has revealed he assured Xi Jinping that the countries invo…

Read More
Asia PacificAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyNauruPacific islandsQueenslandWorld news

Queensland company accused of bribery in Nauru says charge should be dropped as fair trial ‘impossible’

Exclusive: Lawyers for Getax Australia say ‘unjustified and inexplicable delays’ from the prosecution mean evidence has been lost and essential witnesses have diedGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA Queensland exp…

Read More
Asia PacificAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyAustralian politicsChinaHong KongPenny Wong

Pro-democracy advocate says Australia should prepare to lay future sanctions against Hong Kong officials

Australian lawyer and China bounty target Kevin Yam still believes it is important to pursue diplomacy with BeijingGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAn Australian citizen who the Hong Kong authorities have vowed t…

Read More
Asia PacificAustralia newsAustralian economyAustralian foreign policyAustralian politicsBusinessChinaInternational tradePenny WongRural Australia

Australia eyes backdown on wine after China agrees to scrap barley tariffs

The Australian government had agreed to suspend a World Trade Organization barley challenge in exchange for China’s reviewFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcas…

Read More
Anthony AlbaneseAukusAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyAustralian politicsChinaLabor partyPacific islandsPaul KeatingPenny WongRichard MarlesTaiwan

Paul Keating sent explosive email to Labor cabinet two hours before attack on Aukus, FOI documents reveal

Exclusive: Former PM directly warned cabinet ministers over China, the Pacific and US hegemony prior to his pointed speech at the National Press ClubGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAt 10.45am on Wednesday 15 Mar…

Read More
Asia PacificAukusAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyAustralian militaryChina

China’s ambassador to Australia says Aukus an ‘unnecessary’ use of taxpayer money and ‘not a good idea’

Xiao Qian suggests improvement in Australian relationship with Beijing possible but would take ‘mutual respect’Follow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastChina’s am…

Read More
Anthony AlbaneseAsia PacificAustralia newsAustralian foreign policyG7IndiaJapanJoe BidenPacific islandsPapua New GuineaSydneyUS newsWorld news

Quad summit cancelled after Joe Biden calls off trip to Australia

Leaders of Japan, India, US and Australia will instead meet on sidelines of the G7 in Hiroshima this weekendGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAnthony Albanese has confirmed the Sydney Quad meeting will not go ahea…

Read More
PAGE TOP