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As crucial as the Australia-China relationship might be for Australia’s economic well being, the indications suggest the ups and downs may get rougher. Sam Mooy/AAP

Grattan on Friday: Australia isn’t avoiding prodding the Chinese bear

Australia is being very explicit in response to concerns about China at the moment, increasingly prepared to put aside the imperatives of diplomacy when necessary.
The Morrison government is at risk of losing control of China policy at the most critical time in Australian history. AAP/EPA/Thomas Peter/pool

Morrison needs to take control of China policy - but leave room for dissent

Backbencher Andrew Hastie's recent opinion piece has caused ructions within the government, but Scott Morrison needs to articulate a clear policy on China that also allows for dissenting voices.
The government is working with the United States and Britain on details for an Australian role in helping safeguard shipping passages in the Middle East. Stefan Postles

Morrison looking at details for commitment to protect shipping

Scott Morrison has flagged the government is working with the United States and Britain on details for an Australian role in helping safeguard shipping passages in the Middle East.
Andrew Hastie retained the federal seat of Canning for the government at a byelection on the weekend. AAP/Richard Wainwright

The wash-up from the Canning byelection

What did we learn from the Canning byelection campaign? What are the result’s implications for both the new Turnbull government and the Labor opposition?
Andrew Hastie holding a press conference at a polling station on election day. Richard Wainwright/AAP

Mid-range swing a good result for Turnbull in Canning

The Liberals’ dumping of Tony Abbott in favour of Malcolm Turnbull appears to have helped contain the swing to give the government an easy win in the Canning byelection. A contest that started as politically…
The Liberal Party created a narrative for candidate Andrew Hastie that helped reduce the role of national politics in the byelection. AAP/Rebecca Le May

Countdown to Canning byelection: interview with Poll Bludger William Bowe

Political analyst Natalie Mast speaks with "The Poll Bludger" William Bowe about what Monday's leadership spill will mean for Saturday's Canning byelection.
Liberal candidate Andrew Hastie has campaigned strongly on local issues. Richard Wainwright/AAP

Speaking with: the Poll Bludger William Bowe on the Canning byelection

Natalie Mast spoke with William Bowe about what the leadership spill means for the Canning byelection, which looms as a test of both new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten.
Andrew Hastie addresses Liberal volunteers while Tony Abbott looks on. Matt Dawson

Abbott on the nose in Canning but Liberals a nose in front

Julie Bishop, deputy Liberal leader and the most senior minister from Western Australia, has a special interest in the tough Canning byelection contest. Liberal candidate Andrew Hastie, a former SAS officer…

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