This month Tony Abbott will lead the largest ever government-sponsored mission to China and other north Asian capitals. Hundreds of business leaders will join the Prime Minister and Trade Minister Andrew Robb for a series of meetings which the Abbott government hopes will lead to a new era of increased two-way investment. In an extensive interview on...More >
We can’t all travel like Bob Carr – What legal rights can Australians overseas rely on from our Federal Government?
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has found that in 2012, 8.2 million Australians travelled overseas. The Department of Foreign Affairs is overwhelmed with requests for consular assistance from Australians who find themselves in difficulties overseas. Some are seriously injured, and this month news arrived that two Australians were killed by an...More >