PM Albanese's China visit: expectations and realities

What is the significance of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s upcoming visit to Beijing? 

What outcomes can realistically be achieved, given the turbulent Australia-China relationship? 

And can Australia-China relations continue to stabilise into the future?


In this episode of the National Security Podcast, Rowan Callick and Richard Maude join Rory Medcalf to discuss Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s upcoming visit to China, what will be on the agenda, and how this visit might shape the bilateral relationship.


Rowan Callick is an Industry Fellow at Griffith University's Asia Institute and an Expert Associate at the ANU National Security College. 

Richard Maude is Executive Director, Policy at Asia Society Australia, and a Senior Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute. 

Professor Rory Medcalf AM is Head of ANU National Security College. His professional experience spans more than three decades across diplomacy, intelligence analysis, think tanks, journalism and academia. 


Show notes:  

  • ANU National Security College academic programs: find out more 
  • National Defence: Defence Strategic Review 2023: find out more 
  • Former Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos on PM Albanese’s US visit: find out more 


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