Students in Brisbane hold placards during a protest against the Chinese government’s funding of education organisations in Queensland. Photo: EPA-EFE

Australia investigates foreign interference at universities as fears of Chinese influence grow

  • A new task force will comprise of university staff and government officials, and will look at issues such as cyberattacks and national security
  • The announcement comes amid heightened scrutiny of China’s influence at Australian universities following a spate of cyberattacks and demonstrations
Topic |   Australia

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Students in Brisbane hold placards during a protest against the Chinese government’s funding of education organisations in Queensland. Photo: EPA-EFE
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