April 22, 2021
Australia Ends China Deals on National Interest Grounds
By Rod McGuirk
In response, Chinese state media warned of "serious consequences for unreasonable provocation against China."
December 18, 2020
The Case for Australia Keeping Victoria’s Belt and Road Deal
By Yuan Jiang
Prime Minister Morrison now has the power to quash the state's MoU with China. He should hold off, at least for now.
November 24, 2020
Australia and China: It’s Complicated
By Katie Howe
Even amid the current tensions, the state of the relationship is more complex than headlines would suggest.
August 31, 2020
New Australian Foreign Policy Legislation Stresses Consistency
By Grant Wyeth
Canberra is set to introduce legislation giving the federal government a veto over state and territory deals with foreign governments.
May 27, 2020
US Weighs in on Australia’s BRI Controversy Amid State and Federal Divide
By Joshua Mcdonald
U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo inserted himself into an ongoing dispute between the Australian federal government and the state of Victoria over China’s BRI.
November 08, 2019
The Curious Strategy Behind Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative MoU With Victoria
By Yuan Jiang
With no agreement at the federal level, why has China pursued 2 BRI deals with Victoria state?
November 10, 2018
The Belt and Road in Victoria: No Big Deal
By Jacinta Keast
The furor over Victoria’s MoU with China overlooks that – in Beijing's eyes – the BRI is already at work in Australia.