Canberra has in recent years intensified efforts to address Beijing’s growing influence in Australia, policies that have led to trade with China suffering. Photo: Handout

Australian government reportedly concealed Chinese hack on parliament and political parties out of economic concern

  • China’s Foreign Ministry denied involvement in any sort of hacking attacks and said the internet was full of theories that were hard to trace
  • Canberra has in recent years intensified efforts to address Beijing’s growing influence in Australia, policies that have led to trade with China suffering
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Canberra has in recent years intensified efforts to address Beijing’s growing influence in Australia, policies that have led to trade with China suffering. Photo: Handout
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Gladys Liu, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's Parliament. Photo: AP

Gladys Liu scandal: Australian PM condemns ‘grubby smear’ against MP with links to China’s ‘propaganda arm’

  • Hong Kong-born MP was listed as a member of China Overseas Exchange Association and refused to criticise Communist Party in recent interview
  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison, however, said the criticism was ‘an insult to every single Chinese-Australian in this country’
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Gladys Liu, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's Parliament. Photo: AP
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