John Garnaut is Fairfax Media's Asia Pacific editor. Most recently he was China correspondent. John graduated in law and arts from Monash University and worked for three years as a commercial lawyer at Melbourne firm Hall & Wilcox before joining the Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet in 2002. He became the Economics Correspondent in the Canberra press gallery and in 2007 was posted to Beijing.
John Garnaut China is building large covert spy networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
John Garnaut China is building large covert informant networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
John Garnaut Trade, tension, triumph: the PM's Asian trip pays off.
John Garnaut The Rudd government's defence white paper of 2009 exploded like a bomb beneath the China relationship.
Mark Kenny and John Garnaut, Shanghai Australia and China have agreed to top-level talks to strengthen and provide direction to an economically crucial relationship that also presents vast opportunities.
John Garnaut, Boao, China There have always been 'friends of China' but few have been as passionate as Australia's fifth richest man.
John Garnaut There have always been ''friends of China'', assiduously courted by the Chinese system, but few have been as passionate as Australia's fifth-richest man, Andrew Forrest.
John Garnaut and Mark Kenny in Boao, China The consequences of conflict in the Asia Pacific are becoming increasingly severe: PM.
John Garnaut Prime Minister Julia Gillard plans to push the boundaries of military co-operation with the People's Liberation Army after arriving in China on Friday.
John Garnaut Canberra's leading mandarins have formed a secret task force to cope with the unprecedented challenges of rising China.
John Garnaut Asian language teaching in Australian schools has declined to the point where more year 12 students are studying Latin than Chinese.
John Garnaut The jailing of another Australian in murky circumstances has raised new questions about the risks of doing business in China, just as Prime Minister Julia Gillard prepares to lead a high-powered...
Richard Baker, Nick McKenzie and John Garnaut After the glow of the Sydney 2000 Olympics faded, senior BHP Billiton executives looked years ahead to Beijing
John Garnaut Beijing's complaint about critical publication triggers stinging rebuke from academic.
John Garnaut BEIJING has complained to Canberra about the contents and title of a university publication, Red Rising, Red Eclipse, triggering stinging rebukes about the "harassment" of Australian scholars and...
John Garnaut PRESSURE is mounting on the Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr, to take a forthright approach to legal abuses in China, after revelations another successful Chinese-Australian entrepreneur has been...
John Garnaut Pressure is mounting on Foreign Affairs Minister Bob Carr after revelations of an Australian jailed in China.
John Garnaut and Philip Wen Australian cardiac surgeon Du Zuying has been jailed in China after a deal went bad.
John Garnaut, Tai'an and Philip Wen Australian cardiac surgeon jailed in China after his local partner allegedly stripped him of the business he founded and listed it on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
John Garnaut Edward Luttwak takes James Packer to task for urging Australia to show more 'gratitude' towards its economic benefactor.