Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Bali, Indonesia on November 15, 2022. After winning last May’s federal election, the new Albanese government set “stabilisation” as the objective for Canberra’s relations with Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Bali, Indonesia on November 15, 2022. After winning last May’s federal election, the new Albanese government set “stabilisation” as the objective for Canberra’s relations with Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
James Laurenceson
Opinion

Opinion

James Laurenceson

Fresh hope, prosperity for Australia-China ties in Year of the Rabbit

  • Under the previous government, there was no senior-level political dialogue for more than two years and disputes spilled over to hurt other parts of the bilateral relationship
  • But Canberra-Beijing relations will not be completely smooth-sailing going forward, despite the Albanese government’s ‘stabilisation’ objective

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Bali, Indonesia on November 15, 2022. After winning last May’s federal election, the new Albanese government set “stabilisation” as the objective for Canberra’s relations with Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in Bali, Indonesia on November 15, 2022. After winning last May’s federal election, the new Albanese government set “stabilisation” as the objective for Canberra’s relations with Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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