December 11, 2017 42
The relationship with Beijing is not at "tipping point" but requires careful maneuvering, which Turnbull seems incapable of doing.
November 24, 2017 17
With ministers openly arguing about who is leaking from cabinet, the moment of truth for the Turnbull prime ministership is suddenly much nearer to hand.
November 23, 2017 26
Despite the wrath of the China lobby, the government has dealt competently with China's growing militarism and attempts to interfere in the region, including Australia.
November 23, 2017 1
Good morning, early birds. A new foreign policy white paper will recommend Australia forge closer ties with the US to mitigate a rising China, and an infamous war criminal has been sentenced at the Hague. It's the news you need to know with Max Chalmers.
November 1, 2017 5
While Chinese Premier Xi Jinping consolidated his power at China's 19th National Congress, Australia's leaders continue to show their diplomatic and moral weakness.
October 24, 2017 1
Katter contains multitudes ... Winston Peters vs Julie Bishop ... Rudd gives his opinion (again) ...
October 20, 2017 14
Julie Bishop made a dill of herself over New Zealand. The fact that she hasn't worked it out suggests her lack of judgement continues.
October 11, 2017 1
Good morning, early birds. The Solicitor-General pleads ignorance to the High Court on behalf of senators and MPs found to be dual citizens, and Julie Bishop refuses to take a stand on marriage equality. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
October 3, 2017 3
In a speech to the Asia Society, Chris Bowen has delivered an honest and forthright assessment of where we stand right now with our nearest and most important neighbours.
September 7, 2017 2
Good morning, early birds. The High Court will decide the fate of the same-sex marriage postal survey, AGL thumbs its nose at the government, and was that really a Tasmanian tiger? It's the news you need to know, by Cassidy Knowlton.