Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP
Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP
Osmond Chiu
Opinion

Opinion

Osmond Chiu

Australia’s watershed political moment: welcoming Asian-Australians to the table

  • With stark underrepresentation of Asian-Australians in politics, the country is increasingly beset by myopic and polarised debates about race
  • Chinese-Australians face especially difficult hurdles in entering the political arena due to the ongoing debate about foreign interference in politics

Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP
Gladys Liu, right, the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be elected to Australia's parliament pictured in July. Photo: AP
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