Australia

Australia and a US–China Trade War

It’s time for Australia to get ready for a trade war between the United States and China. Our security alliance partner looks set to pick a fight with our biggest customer. And all this on the back of the US... Read More...

Economic Outlook 2017: Australia

The year 2016 was one of red flags for the Australian economy. The mining industry boom is long past and Australia has been struggling to rebalance and attract investment into new industries. After 25 years ... Read More...

Asia in 2016: Australia

After a decade of political instability in Australia – the prime-ministership has changed hands five times since 2007 – last year might have brought a dose of normality to the country’s national affairs. Instea... Read More...

A New Global ‘Patrimonial’ Art Emerges

Today’s art world is a well-mapped-out universe consisting of a few thousand leading galleries, museums, a few hundred influential curators and art fair organizers, writers and critics, wealthy collectors a... Read More...
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Economic Gloom for Australia?

On many levels, Australia is one of the most expensive places in the world to live in. With over 750,000 people unemployed and rising, a potential bout of inflation through the depreciating Australian dollar ... Read More...
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China Games the Iron Ore Market

Recent gyrations in the price of iron ore, Australia’s biggest income earner, appear to be inexplicable. However, the fall in ore prices means the government could lose as much as A$25 billion in royalties over... Read More...