Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing leaves the Federal Court in Sydney. Photo: EPA
Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing leaves the Federal Court in Sydney. Photo: EPA

Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing wins defamation case over report linking him to Communist Party, foreign interference

  • Chau was awarded US$450,000 over claims he was a well-connected member of the CCP involved in influence-peddling and corruption
  • Concerns about Chinese interference in Australian politics led to landmark foreign interference laws being passed in 2018

Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing leaves the Federal Court in Sydney. Photo: EPA
Chinese-Australian businessman Chau Chak Wing leaves the Federal Court in Sydney. Photo: EPA
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