Australia-China High-Level Talks

MCG and balloonsThe Australia-China High-Level Talks is a major project initiated by La Trobe University (the Centre for Dialogue and the Centre for China Studies) in partnership with Peking University, the Australia China Business Council and the State Government of Victoria.

Project outline

The Australia-China High-Level Talks project aims to promote a deeper understanding in each country of the economic, cultural, social and political outlook of the other on a range of bilateral, regional and global issues. Annual dialogue events, alternating between Melbourne and Beijing, form the centrepiece of the project.

Inaugural Beijing 2013 Dialogue

The Australia-China High-Level Talks will be inaugurated with an intensive two‑day dialogue to be held in Melbourne on 23-24 November 2012.

2014 Tianjin-Melbourne Dialogue

Learn more about the Tianjin-Melbourne cooperation session planned for August-September 2014


The dialogue will involve approximately 15 participants from each country

Project contributors

Partners, sponsors and supporters.


Discussion papers, publications, opinion and debate and news.

Contact us

Contact the Centre for Dialogue or Centre for China Studies.