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Australia has been embarrassingly silent on Myanmar

Australia has been embarrassingly silent on Myanmar

Under the Abbott and Turnbull governments, Myanmar appeared to fall off the map. It's time that changed.

What to watch for in Scott Morrison’s new ministry

What to watch for in Scott Morrison’s new ministry

We've picked out the most interesting (and confusing) parts of Morrison's appointments.

DFAT is a dawdling joke of a department

DFAT is a dawdling joke of a department

The Australian response to the recent detention of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun exposes the risk-averse dead hand of DFAT for what it really is.

Building Jerusalem a shambolic job in Wentworth’s green and pleasant land

Building Jerusalem a shambolic job in Wentworth’s green and pleasant land

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 increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

Australia increasingly isolated in support for Saudi regime

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.

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop’s damage in Asia

Payne will need to work hard to fix Bishop’s damage in Asia

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.

Winners and losers as Morrison balances the loyal and the treacherous

Winners and losers as Morrison balances the loyal and the treacherous

The new Morrison ministry shows a judicious mix of moderates and conservatives, as well as the loyal and the treacherous.

Actual soldier refutes Devine in the value of women in combat

Actual soldier refutes Devine in the value of women in combat

Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.

Up there Cazaly, in there and fight (for your right to party with the rich and powerful)

Up there Cazaly, in there and fight (for your right to party with the rich and powerful)

All the stars come out for that one day in September/October.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Tax trump ... AFL schmoozing ... arrested for togs ...