Australians enjoy the Lunar New Year celebrations in Sydney’s Chinatown on January 29, 2022. Photo: Anadolu Agency via Getty Images
China-Australia tensions, racism fuelling Asian ‘reluctance’ to join politics
  • Australia has less political diversity than Canada, New Zealand and the UK, according to a monitor, while another group says this year’s federal election has fewer candidates of Asian descent than in 2019
  • Asian-Australian candidates explain why they are running, the xenophobia they face amid China-Australia tensions, and the issues their communities care about
15 May 2022 - 1:45PM