Australian foreign policy

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Trapped in travel limbo, visa holders consider giving up Australia to see family
Giorgia Di Girolamo and others are pleading for Australia to let them leave and return as they face another Christmas without family

Christopher Knaus

01, Dec, 2021 @11:08 PM

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Australia’s Future Fund invested in weapons manufacturers that have sold arms to Myanmar military
Sovereign wealth fund’s holdings include 14 companies that have done business with military which has killed more than 1,200 since coup

Ben Butler and Ben Doherty

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Australia lists neo-Nazi group The Base and Hezbollah as terrorist organisations
Home affairs minister Karen Andrews updates terror list, making membership of either group a crime

Daniel Hurst

24, Nov, 2021 @3:33 AM

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China must answer serious questions about tennis star Peng Shuai, Australia says
Human rights activists step up calls for diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Daniel Hurst

22, Nov, 2021 @9:57 PM

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China’s infamous list of grievances with Australia ‘should be longer than 14 points’, top diplomat says
Australian political reporter who was handed the list by an embassy official rejects Wang Xining’s claim it was ‘fabricated’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

19, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Naughty guy’: top Chinese diplomat accuses Australia of ‘sabre wielding’ with nuclear submarine deal
Exclusive: Acting ambassador to Australia, Wang Xining, says politicians including Peter Dutton and Tony Abbott are not serving Australia’s interests

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Scott Morrison says 5G, vaccines and drones among technologies to face greater national security scrutiny
Prime minister says Australia must balance economic opportunities of critical technology with risks

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

16, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Taiwan hits back after Paul Keating says its status ‘not a vital Australian interest’
China’s aggression destabilises the region and threatens democratic freedoms, Taipei says

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Daniel Hurst in Canberra

10, Nov, 2021 @9:28 PM

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Here’s why on Remembrance Day politicians should be kept away from the commemorations | Paul Daley
Look out for talk of the drums of war, and Australian leaders summoning the sacrifices of the dead to justify their strategic decisions

Paul Daley

10, Nov, 2021 @9:12 PM

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‘Throwing toothpicks at the mountain’: Paul Keating says Aukus submarines plan will have no impact on China
Former Australian prime minister also says Britain ‘like an old theme park sliding into the Atlantic’ compared to modern China

Daniel Hurst

10, Nov, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Three-quarters of Australia’s ‘significant’ climate aid projects in Pacific don’t mention climate change, Greenpeace says
A governance facility in Papua New Guinea is among projects Australia claims as ‘significantly focused’ on climate adaptation

Kate Lyons

03, Nov, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Morrison accused of worsening rift with French government after leak of Macron text
Release of message from French president described as ‘highly unconventional behaviour between state leaders’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

02, Nov, 2021 @7:37 AM

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