In the Media - May 2021
“Trust has collapsed on both sides – a stark contrast to the sense of opportunity and optimism at the time the [Australia-China] economic dialogue was created in 2013” - Asia Society Australia Executive Director, Policy and Asia Society Policy Institute Senior Fellow Richard Maude in The Australian.
"Australians have to understand that we have already been in a kind of struggle with China... this has been building up for a long time." - Asia Society Australia Scholar-In-Residence and Macquarie University professor Bates Gill on the ABC's The Signal podcast.
"Whether we like it or not, our region in the future will be shaped more by Chinese power and interests…" - Asia Society Australia Executive Director, Policy, and Asia Society Policy Institute Senior Fellow Richard Maude's China Business Summit speech in Newsroom NZ.
"It is no longer possible for democratic countries to isolate their concerns about China’s hardening authoritarianism and human rights abuses from other aspects of their engagement...” - Asia Society Australia Executive Director, Policy, Richard Maude quoted in Stuff.co.nz.