‘Now or never: Australia must develop its own foreign policy‘, Independent Australia, 3 March 2021
Surveys Australia’s foreign policy since the beginning and concludes thus:
Regional solutions to regional differences will come from diplomacy, not armed force. But for that, Australia must rebuild its reputation and its foreign service. Australia needs independence and sovereignty now more than ever.
The author is Vice President of Australians for War Powers Reform, was Vice President of the Honest History coalition, and co-edited and contributed to The Honest History Book. She will be taking part in a webinar entitled ‘U.S.-Australian alliance — on defence & foreign policy’ on 25 March 2021 at 6pm AEDT as part of the People’s Inquiry into the costs and consequences of the U.S. alliance.