The premier has hung an albatross around his neck, and the necks of any future Victorian governments.
An excessive focus on relations with China and the US is distracting Australians from planning for a strategically-resilient country fit for the post-pandemic world.
When the anti-Australia writings of a once-disregarded columnist are in lockstep with the Chinese government, Australia should be worried.
Rather than ask whether Australia should trust China, we should probably be asking whether it is possible to build trust between such incommensurable value systems.
How the coronavirus started remains a burning question. But the answer most favoured by the Chinese regime raises even deeper questions about the role played by traditional medicine in the growth of the country's global influence
Unsurprisingly, barbs traded between China and the US over responsibility for coronavirus are part of a much larger power play.
Charity distribution networks in China are rife with mismanagement. But with the coronavirus outbreak threatening lives, two women in Australia managed to cut through the red tape.
The Crown Resorts scandal is receiving fresh scrutiny following the spread of coronavirus from Wuhan to the world.
China’s officials know they have a problem but won’t acknowledge it’s partly to do with themselves.
A Chinese government statement on Andrew Hastie and James Paterson echoed the language of its re-education programs in Xinjiang. And it's not a coincidence.