Australian MP Andrew Hastie. Photo: EPA

Australian MP who compared China’s rise to Nazi Germany’s ‘not welcome’ in Beijing

  • MP Andrew Hastie and Senator James Paterson will no longer go on a study tour of the country after hearing they are “not welcome at this time”
  • Snub comes amid fears about Chinese meddling in Australia
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Australian MP Andrew Hastie. Photo: EPA
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A supporter of Hong Kong’s anti-government protests posts a note on a makeshift ‘Lennon Wall’ at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. Photo: AFP

Australia issues guidelines for universities on foreign meddling amid China fears

  • Educators encouraged to consider the risks of international collaboration and share with the government any evidence of cyber threats
  • But some say the guidelines merely risk substituting foreign meddling for interference by the Australian state
Topic |   Australia

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A supporter of Hong Kong’s anti-government protests posts a note on a makeshift ‘Lennon Wall’ at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. Photo: AFP
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