The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP
The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP

‘China sympathisers’: a new Red Scare stalks Australian businesses

  • As anti-China rhetoric heats up down under, expressing support for one of the region’s most important trade relationships has become a risky business
  • Right-wing manipulation of social media is fanning deeply ingrained racial prejudices and anti-communist sentiment, experts say

Topic |   China-Australia relations
The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP
The shells of the Sydney Opera House are seen through a Chinese flag. Photo: AFP
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