Professor Tony Makin says that while a strong response to the COVID19 pandemic has been necessary, it has come with costs. These have been huge budget deficits and sky-high government debt. Read More
Amid mounting concern about Australians stranded overseas during COVID-19, Labor leader Anthony Albanese has offered a solution, using the Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) VIP aircraft to bring people home. Read More
Journalists have become diplomatic pawns in China’s relations with the West, setting a worrying precedent
Journalists have become diplomatic pawns in China’s relations with the West as Australian journalists Bill Birtles of the ABC and Mike Smith of The Australian Financial Review we forced to depart China. Read More
Australians don’t have a ‘right’ to travel. Does COVID mean our days of carefree overseas trips are over?
Australians don’t have a ‘right’ to travel. Does COVID mean our days of carefree overseas trips are over? Dr Susan Harris Rimmer shares her insights. Read More
Rowan Callick says, Australian business leaders should consider using this challenging COVID era to deepen their relations with Chinese counterparts and understanding of China’s markets rather than to promote a greater priority for commercial interests in political debate. Read More
Driven by deepening worries over China’s growing assertiveness, Australia is rethinking its defence strategy, force structure and posture. This has implications for many others. Read More