The budget depends as much on China as it does on Canberra.
China's unexpected decision to restrict imports of Australian coal is not as alarming as it may first seem, says UNSW Business School's Tim Harcourt.
Trade tells a story of modern Australia that began long before January 26, 1788.
China's so-called anti-dumping action against Australia is really an action against Australia's overuse of anti-dumping provisions. Barley producers are caught in the crossfire.
The facility is dedicated to environmental protection and will generate opportunities for Chinese and Australian industry partners.
Chinese-language social media platforms in Australia are increasingly a focus for local political parties.
As a resource-driven economy, Australia is not used to being at the pointy end of supply chains – and it feels as though we are managing risks and benefits of critical infrastructure on the fly.
The agreement will support 10 major technological innovation projects undertaken by UNSW researchers and Chinese institutes.
China's espionage capability is now so extensive it's hard to imagine its limits - and Western companies and governments are becoming more willing participants, writes Greg Austin.
Economic issues overseas could be more important for the Australian economy than domestic factors - in the next few months at least.