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China: we must maintain goodwill but not be blind to their ambitions

As the debate rages over how we should characterise regional concerns about China's expanding strategic and military footprint, we risk overlooking important aspects of our history and...

Interestingly, in some respects Victoria stands uniquely between our history with China and our future.

  • John Pesutto
  • The Age

Our relationship with the people of China is a long one and the place of Chinese migration in…

Victoria saw indentured Chinese labourers arrive in the late 1840s, prior to the population explosion and tumult of the gold rush.

During the decades that would follow, Chinese immigrants would face violence and…

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