Australia Briefing: Wong's Historic Beijing Visit
David Jones, Australia's oldest department store chain.Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg
December 19, 2022, 9:39 PM UTC
Good morning everyone, it’s a chilly Tuesday morning in Canberra and here’s what’s making headlines today.
Today’s must-reads: • Penny Wongheads to Beijing
sold • Australia unveilsnew wind farm
China reset looming. Foreign Minister Penny Wong will head to Beijing today for the first visit by a top Australia diplomat since 2018, the latest sign of warming relations between Canberra and Beijing. News of the visit to Australia’s largest trading partner spurred a climb in the AUD against the USD, rising 0.5% by the end of Monday.