Stepping carefully amid conflict in the Pacific
Tensions between Australia, China and Solomon Islands can be eased with a greater focus on diplomacy, not militarisation, argue University of Melbourne experts
The impact of China on the Australia-US alliance
To understand Sino-Australian relations, we must appreciate the triangular dynamics between Australia, China and the US, says University of Melbourne expert.
Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert
Public sentiment in China cools towards Australia
A poll of Chinese attitudes towards Australia shows that deteriorating relations are being reflected in the general public, says University of Melbourne expert
What you need to know about the status of Taiwan
Australia should be wary of sending mixed policy signals over Taiwan as the status quo is better than other scenarios, says University of Melbourne expert
Australia needs to embrace ‘Asianness’ as part of ‘Australianness’
Many Asian Australians experienced racism during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne experts say that Australia needs to update its modern national identity.
Matchmaking and marriage in modern China
A University of Melbourne expert says many young Chinese are delaying marriage, frustrating their parents. And the older generation are turning to matchmakers.
China’s chronic health burden revealed
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, quantifies China’s multiple chronic disease burden as COVID-19 places even more pressure on the health system.
A superpower in transition
A new essay by a University of Melbourne expert explores how a resurgent China is challenging the Indo-Pacific and testing the Australia-United States alliance
The danger of keeping quiet
In a speech at the University of Melbourne, the former of Governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, explores the need for collaboration in global dealings with China