Australian foreign policy

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Australia’s foreign minister to meet French ambassador in bid to heal submarine rift
Marise Payne says she regrets France’s ‘deep disappointment’, as tension with Indonesia over Aukus deal revealed

Daniel Hurst

28, Oct, 2021 @4:39 AM

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Congress constraints mean the US and Australia aren’t so far apart on climate after all | Simon Jackman
Joe Biden’s exhortations for major economies to do more may not match what he is able to legislate

Simon Jackman

28, Oct, 2021 @1:04 AM

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Under the radar: the Australian intelligence chief in the shadows of the Aukus deal
Andrew Shearer’s unreported meeting in April with Joe Biden’s top Indo-Pacific adviser may have been the clincher for the Aukus security agreement

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Former PMs apologise to Pacific leaders for Australia’s apathy on climate crisis
Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull lash out at Morrison government’s ‘cynical indifference’ and assure Pacific leaders ‘a majority’ of Australians ‘are in your corner’

Kate Lyons

22, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘We have to be at the table’: Australia’s trade minister urges colleagues to back net zero to protect trade
Dan Tehan says he has spoken with government MPs about the risks to key industries from ‘protectionist forces’ in some countries

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

21, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Climate change is a national security issue, but not in the way Scott Morrison imagines | Jeff Sparrow
Global heating and conflict are fundamentally linked. Without peace, there will be no climate action

Jeff Sparrow

19, Oct, 2021 @3:27 AM

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Mr Abbott goes to Taiwan: an unofficial message of Australian solidarity?
Beijing was unimpressed but defence experts say the self-described ‘citizen Abbott’ has a point about the threat of conflict

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

15, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Nuclear agencies say it’s too early to know what infrastructure is needed to support submarine program
Rex Patrick says it’s ‘beyond comprehension’ Australia could build a nuclear-powered fleet without a domestic industry to support it

Tory Shepherd

15, Oct, 2021 @1:47 AM

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NT in the dark over potential moves to cancel Chinese company’s Darwin port lease amid security concerns
Defence department review could see the Northern Territory’s 99-year deal with Landbridge Group scrapped or imposed with additional requirements

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

13, Oct, 2021 @10:16 PM

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‘Double standards’: Australia failing to protect its ecosystems while backing global diversity target
A WWF-Australia report reveals more than 1,500 of the country’s unique ecosystems are lacking protection

Lisa Cox

11, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Australia expresses ‘sorrow’ after Afghan army deserter Hekmatullah, who killed three ADF soldiers, set free
Hekmatullah, who is convicted of 2012 murders, was released from house arrest in Qatar after Kabul fell to Taliban

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @2:02 AM

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China lambasts Tony Abbott for ‘despicable and insane performance in Taiwan’
Embassy in Canberra describes former Australian PM as ‘a failed and pitiful politician’ after he raised concerns that Beijing ‘could lash out disastrously’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

10, Oct, 2021 @12:00 AM

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