China says outspoken Australian lawmakers should repent

  MELBOURNE - Two Australian lawmakers who were denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must “repent...

Why China’s rise exposes Australian vulnerabilities

  Australia and China continue to trade accusations and placations in an escalating row with far-reaching consequences. But amid criticisms of Beijing, Australia has long...

Australia Won’t ‘Sit Back’ as U.S.-China Fight Worsens, PM Says

  Australia is urging Indo-Pacific nations to step up their commitment to free trade as the worsening fallout from the U.S.-China impasse threatens global growth. “It...

Australia’s trade minister raises concerns about China’s coal processing delays

Australia’s trade minister has welcomed high-level confirmation from Beijing that there is no ban on coal exports, but has raised concern about slow processing...

Yang Hengjun: lawyers denied access to Australian held in China

Two lawyers hired by the wife of an Australian detained in Beijing for suspected espionage have said they were denied access to him by...

‘No one wins from a trade war’: Australia urges US-China to strike a deal...

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has used a speech in Washington to urge the Trump administration to end its trade war with China, while acknowledging...

Australia PM set for Pacific trip as China influence expands

  Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will head to the island nations of Vanuatu and Fiji this week in a landmark trip aimed at mending fences and offsetting...

NSW police investigate after officer allegedly tells Asian driver to ‘go back to China’

  New South Wales police are reviewing an incident, captured on video, where an officer allegedly told an Asian man to “go back to China”. In...

Academic stalked in Hong Kong hits out at China

  An Australian academic who was followed for a week by a state-owned newspaper in Hong Kong has suggested Beijing could be behind the intimidation...

John Howard defends free media after China complains about coverage

  Mr Howard, who has previewed the release of classified cabinet documents in January, also said Australia must have a serious discussion about population without...