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PODCAST: Australia's Strategic Challenge - An Interview with Dennis Richardson
In Washington this week, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne and Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds met their US counterparts Mike Pompeo and Mark Esper for the annual AUSMIN talks. Amid rising tensions with China over the South China Sea, Hong Kong and foreign interference operations, this year’s AUSMIN was billed as the most important in a generation.
PODCAST: Regional Health Diplomacy and the COVID-19 Crisis
On 3 March, the Federal Government announced the appointment of Dr Stephanie Williams as Australia’s Ambassador for Regional Health Security. Days later, the World Health Organisation officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic disease.