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From Honeymoon to Hangover: Resetting Australia's Relations with China

  title={From Honeymoon to Hangover: Resetting Australia's Relations with China},
  author={Patrick K{\"o}llner},
Australia has recently adopted a more robust stance towards China, culminating in new legislation on espionage and foreign interference. In economic terms, Australia has greatly benefitted from China’s rise. In more recent times, however, concerns about Chinese interference in domestic politics as well as the PRC’s assertiveness and influence-seeking in parts of Pacific Asia have come to the fore. 
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