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Morrison government asleep in the Pacific despite China tub-thumping

Mark Kenny
By Mark Kenny
Updated April 23 2022 - 3:26am, first published April 22 2022 - 7:00pm
There are questions as to why, as Australia's top diplomat, Marise Payne didn't travel to Honiara to emphasise Australia's deep commitment to the region. Picture: AAP

Sometimes it is the words not spoken by ministers that offer the best guide to what they really know.

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Mark Kenny

Mark Kenny

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Mark Kenny is The Canberra Times' political analyst and a professor at the ANU's Australian Studies Institute. He is a director of the National Press Club and hosts the Democracy Sausage podcast. He writes a column every Sunday.

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