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’

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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