Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP  Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP 
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP 

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull defends foreign minister after ex-ambassador to China calls for replacement in scathing article

Geoff Raby, who was Australia’s ambassador to Beijing from 2007 to 2011, says relations with China ‘are now in the freezer’

Topic |   China-Australia relations
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP  Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP 
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing in 2016. File photo: AP 
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