Australian Embassy
China

Embassy News and Speeches

 

2022

November

(15  November 2022) Meeting with China's President Xi Jinping -- Media statement from Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

(13 November 2022) Speech to the NFACR dinner commemorating 50th anniversary of Australia-China diplomatic relations -- Speech from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.


October

(20 October 2022) Further actions in response to Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine -- Joint media release from Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong and Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell.

 

September

(24 September 2022) Joint leaders statement to mark one year of AUKUS -- Joint statement from Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Liz Truss and President of the United States Joe Biden.

(24 September 2022) Joint Readout of Quad Ministerial Meeting -- Joint readout from the Secretary of State of the United States and the Foreign Ministers of the Governments of Australia, India, and Japan.

(23 September 2022) Meeting With China’s State Councilor And Minister Of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi -- Statement from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

(21 September 2022)  Recent comments by the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China relating to AUKUS -- Statement from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

(9 September 2022) Passing of Her Majesty the Queen - Statement from Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

(1 September 2022) Human rights concerns in Xinjiang - Statement from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

 

August

(13 August 2022)  Detention of Cheng Lei - Statement from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

(5 August 2022) U.S.-Australia-Japan trilateral strategic dialogue - Joint statement from the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Japan and the Secretary of State of the United States

(5 August 2022) Statement on Cross-Strait tensions - Media release from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

 

July

(8 July 2022) Meeting with China's State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi - Media release from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

(4 July 2022) Visit to Kyiv and further Australian support to Ukraine - Media release from Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.

(4 July 2022) Ambassador meets with Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs - Media release from Australian Embassy, China.

 

June

(30 June 2022) Statement on Hong Kong -- Media release from Foreign Minister Penny Wong.

(25 June 2022) Joint Statement on the Announcement of the Partners in the Blue Pacific Initiative -Joint Statement from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

 

May

(27 May 2022) Statement on Dr Yang Jun - Media release from Foreign Minister Penny Wong

(26 May 2022) Quad joint leaders' statement - Joint statement from Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and United States President Joe Biden

 

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