Relations between Canberra and Beijing are at a 40-year low. Crikey speaks to the experts about both the why and the way forward.
Australia has blundered into a diplomatic stoush with China with no plan and no apparent endgame. Beijing, on the other hand, knows what it's doing...
Sweeping new security laws are designed to catch anyone the Chinese Communist Party doesn't like — and it's already started.
With calls for the US to take in Hong Kong residents to spite Beijing, questions remain: would it accomplish anything — and should Australia consider it?
When it comes to China, both sides of politics are guilty of pandering.
When it comes to dealing with the Chinese government, there is a big difference between sensible caution and needless provocation. Australia must choose wisely.
The historic victory for pan-democratic candidates means that Beijing has been profoundly misreading the situation on the ground.
The People's Liberation Army are yet to move on Hong Kong, but their appearance in the city presents an alarming outcome for protesters and journalists currently targeted by authorities.