Australian state premier had secret relationship with China-linked politician

New South Wales (NSW) Premier Gladys Berejiklian revealed the relationship to the NSW Independent Commission into Corruption (ICAC), prompting calls from the opposition Labor party for her resignation.

China, UN blasted by Labor senator over coronavirus response

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What China is doing ‘are like acts of war’

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says what China is undertaking against Australia are "like acts of war" by trying to steal information and spy on citizens.

Victorian deal with China could be scrapped by Federal Government’s proposed new foreign relations...

Victoria's controversial trade deal with Beijing may be scrapped by Australia's Foreign Minister, using new powers being proposed by the Federal Government.

‘Deteriorating fast’: Chinese state media takes aim at Scott Morrison

Chinese state media says Australia’s coronavirus crisis is “deteriorating fast” in a scathing attack piece on Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Australia Is Having a Strategic Revolution, and It’s All About China

The Australian government has announced a major shift to its regional policy. Will the United States notice in time?

Australia joins United States and Japan in naval exercise as concerns grow over China

Five Australian warships are conducting military exercises in the Philippine Sea alongside the American and Japanese navies, amid simmering regional security tensions with China.

What’s behind Australia’s response to the Chinese Government’s crackdown on Hong Kong

Mr Morrison announced his Government would offer safe haven to many Hong Kong students and graduates already living in Australia.

Australia resolves China contradictions at last

The Morrison government is making it clear that because Beijing is the enemy, national security will now take priority over trade.

China’s destabilisation strategies show bold plan to attack democracies from within

It might seem like diplomatic hot air, but a recent war of words between China and Australia hints at a wider plan that should have us all worried.
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