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  1. Whoever wins, it doesn't bode well for China ties

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Greg Barns

    ... novices, but individuals with seemingly little interest in regional affairs. The incumbent Julia Gillard, Australia's first female prime minister, replaced Kevin Rudd, a long-time student of China and a man with a sense of ambition about the role a middle-ranking power like Australia could play in influencing global affairs. Gillard, a trade union lawyer, is much more focused ...

  2. Beyond relations based on economic reliance

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the next few years if it is to continue its relatively harmonious course. Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard, in Beijing for a visit this week, will no doubt be conscious of this as she meets her counterparts. Gillard, and other Australian political leaders, face some tough decisions about how to play China without a backlash at home. Australia's political elite have been ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Australia budget blues in land of mining boom

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:14am by AFP

    ... dramatic in terms of cutbacks will be too damaging,” said Harmon. If opinion polls are reliable, Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Labor party is on track to lose power in a landslide to the Tony Abbott-led conservatives come September. It is a situation that confounds outsiders according to economist Stephen Koukoulas, formerly Gillard’s senior economic adviser. “Globally people are saying ...

  4. No understanding of China can come without study

    Posted Oct 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that the government would release a white paper on how Australia should build its level of engagement with China over the course of the next few decades. Gillard's political opponents are also anxious to jump on the China bandwagon, with Malcolm Turnbull, a prominent opposition MP, giving an address in London last week that touched on a vision ...

  5. Australian leaders must show China more respect

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Last year, Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced with US President Barack Obama that Australia will host US marines in Darwin as part of America's military build-up in the Asia-Pacific ...

  6. Rudd's successor reveals understanding of China

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and diplomatic sphere. When Prime Minister Julia Gillard agreed last year to US President Barack Obama's request to station 2,500 US troops in Darwin, a decision which China roundly criticised, Carr ...

  7. A ring fence will hurt, not protect, Australia

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... there is 'almost a subconscious concern... creeping into the Australian psyche'. It is reflected on a number of fronts. Last year, Prime Minister Julia Gillard's government slashed the number ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... talks with Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd. The visit comes against the backdrop of Canberra's botched attempt to send refugees arriving by boat to Malaysia. ...

  9. News - Asia - EAST ASIA

    China, Japan and South Korea to meet for free-trade talks

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Partnership countries aimed to wrap up the pact by next October, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said. Her country is one of six involved in both sets of trade talks. Craig Emerson, ...

  10. Author adds nuance to Chinese history

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and translator Julia Lovell, The Opium War, offers a more nuanced interpretation. It is most welcome in these confusing times. A star author at the recent Hong Kong Book Fair, Lovell told Young Post how ...




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