Bob Carr

Bob Carr is director of the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney. He is a former long-serving premier of New South Wales and former Australian minister for foreign affairs.
Bob Carr
Bob Carr is director of the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney. He is a former long-serving premier of New South Wales and former Australian minister for foreign affairs.

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Opinion | Australia could be the big loser in a US-China trade deal, not that Donald Trump seems to care

Australia sticking its neck out for the US on the issue of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will not stop the US from striking a trade deal with China that could result in Australian exports suffering.

11 Apr 2019 - 4:59AM

Australia sticking its neck out for the US on the issue of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will not stop the US from striking a trade deal with China that could result in Australian exports suffering.

Australia could be the big loser in a US-China trade deal, not that Donald Trump seems to care
Australia draws line under anti-China hysteria. Will it be enough to unfreeze relations?

Malcolm Turnbull’s reset of relations with China was inevitable, as the fears his government has been spreading – about Chinese money in Australia’s democracy and China’s growing influence in the region – had little substance.

11 Aug 2018 - 2:00AM

Malcolm Turnbull’s reset of relations with China was inevitable, as the fears his government has been spreading – about Chinese money in Australia’s democracy and China’s growing influence in the region – had little substance.

Australia draws line under anti-China hysteria. Will it be enough to unfreeze relations?
The shrinking ‘Quad’: how the alliance is going nowhere as Japan and India court China

The dream of a strategic alliance between the US, Japan, India and Australia to counter China’s influence appears doomed to fail.

17 May 2018 - 7:39PM

The dream of a strategic alliance between the US, Japan, India and Australia to counter China’s influence appears doomed to fail.

The shrinking ‘Quad’: how the alliance is going nowhere as Japan and India court China
Australia’s anti-China stance is a misguided attempt to cosy up to Trump

Australia’s pivot away from China is a naive attempt to fall in line with the Trump administration’s policies.

20 Feb 2018 - 9:52AM

Australia’s pivot away from China is a naive attempt to fall in line with the Trump administration’s policies.

Australia’s anti-China stance is a misguided attempt to cosy up to Trump
Why is Australia talking tough about major trade partner China?

Government leaders’ strikingly less friendly attitude in the past six months, while they draw closer to the US, reflects Canberra’s difficult balancing act of keeping relations with both China and the US on an even keel

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Government leaders’ strikingly less friendly attitude in the past six months, while they draw closer to the US, reflects Canberra’s difficult balancing act of keeping relations with both China and the US on an even keel

Why is Australia talking tough about major trade partner China?