While China remains one of Australia’s largest importers, the relationship between these two countries has begun to wane over the past two years.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent refusal to meet China’s new ambassador is another in a long list of slights between nations.

James Murray looks into the nature of their relationship, and what we can expect of it in the future.

Image: Shutterstock: Novikov Alexy

Produced By: James Murray

Featured In Story: Professor James Laurenceson, Director of Australia China Relations Institute, UTS, and Michael Shoebridge, Director of Defence, Strategy and National Security, Australian Strategic Policy Institute

First aired on The Wire, Monday 28 March 2022