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The challenge of China
Why have Australia–China relations deteriorated so comprehensively, and what can Australia do to restore them?

The recent emergence of China as an economic and military superpower rivalling the United States is one of the most significant and challenging developments of the present era.

Former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull discuss some of the most critical questions posed for Australia and the world by China’s rapid rise, with La Trobe Asia executive director Dr Bec Strating as host.

This event occurred on August 10, 2021, as part of La Trobe University’s Ideas and Society Program.

Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull

Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull are former prime ministers of Australia.

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