Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg
Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg
Australia

Chinese spying fears revived by security probe into Australian universities

  • An inquiry into foreign interference in Australia’s higher education sector, which relies heavily on exchanges with China, will report its findings in July
  • Universities Australia and academics have cautioned against overreach, warning that driving political agendas could result in an ‘own goal’

Topic |   Australia
Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg
Parliament House in Canberra. The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is holding an inquiry into foreign interference in the country’s higher education sector. Photo: Bloomberg
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