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Xi Jinping and Scott Morrison (Image: AAP)

In a more hostile landscape, Morrison rediscovers multilateralism and reverts to Howard-speak on China

Last year Scott Morrison was a Trump-style opponent of international bureaucracy. Now he values international institutions. What's changed?

Xi Jinping and Scott Morrison (Images: AAP)

China gave us a list of stuff that makes them mad. Do they have a point?

Beijing's new dossier of 14 disputes with Australia doesn't tell us anything we didn't already know — but that doesn't mean they're wrong...

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Hard and fast rules

Good morning, early birds. South Australia has this morning entered one of the world's strictest lockdowns, and the Chinese embassy in Canberra has deliberately leaked a dossier of 14 disputes against the Australian government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Former ambassador to China Geoff Raby (left) and Centre for Independent Studies Executive Director Tom Switzer (right) speak with Janine Perrett (Image: Provided)

Crikey Talks: On China, ‘Australia is very much on its own’

It's 'a dystopian future, something like we've never had to navigate before'. Former ambassador to China Geoff Raby and Centre for Independent Studies executive director Tom Switzer sat down with Crikey Inside Access members to talk China.

A wine expo in Yinchuan, China (Image: EPA/ Alex Plavevski)

China targets $6b worth of exports as new notion of partnership gets shredded

Australia's trade fears just deepened as China eyes off $6 billion in banned exports, with wine makers looking particularly fraught.

Liberal Senator Eric Abetz.

Racism, pledges of allegiance, and spying — the human cost of Australian-Sino relations gone bad

With anti-Chinese racism on the rise, it's little wonder so many Chinese Australians are choosing to stay quiet — and Australia is weaker for it.

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The unravelling: how Australian-Sino relations became about the politics of dissent

Relations between Canberra and Beijing are at a 40-year low. Crikey speaks to the experts about both the why and the way forward.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

External affairs

Good morning, early birds. Gladys Berejiklian has pledged to stay on as NSW premier following ICAC revelations over her secret, five-year relationship with disgraced former Liberal MP Daryl Maguire, and Victoria's top public servant Chris Eccles has resigned. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Zero concerns about China

Good morning, early birds. A warning that China's 2060 net zero emissions target amounts to a leadership declaration that stands to leave Australia behind, and Scott Morrison will reportedly pledge almost $1.5 billion into manufacturing. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

A 2019 protest against Chinese government interference in Australian universities (Image: AAP/Dave Hunt)

Australian universities tread softly, softly to catch and keep Chinese students

There are real and well-documented concerns about self-censorship in unis at a whole range of levels.

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