Under the Abbott and Turnbull governments, Myanmar appeared to fall off the map. It's time that changed.
We've picked out the most interesting (and confusing) parts of Morrison's appointments.
The government's decision to try to appeal to Jewish voters by abandoning long-standing bipartisan policy on Jerusalem was cobbled together with no input from the Department of Foreign Affairs, which was left out of the loop by its own minister.
Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Incoming Foreign Minister Marise Payne has her work cut out for her to meet Australia's obligations in Asia-Pacific, something her predecessor largely ignored.
Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.
All the stars come out for that one day in September/October.