China’s ‘hybrid war’: Beijing’s mass surveillance of Australia and the world for secrets and...

A Chinese company with links to Beijing's military and intelligence networks has been amassing a vast database of detailed personal information on thousands of Australians, including prominent and influential figures.

‘Tear it down’: PM lays into TikTok after ‘harmful’ video goes viral

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he has a “serious concern” over the safety of children on social media after a “disgraceful” video went viral this week on TikTok.

Australia revokes Chinese scholar visas and targets media officials, prompting furious China response

Senior Chinese media officials in Australia have been targeted and the visas of two leading Chinese scholars have been revoked in an unprecedented foreign interference investigation into a NSW political staffer, provoking a furious response from the Chinese Government.

Australia confronts the difficulties of curbing economic ties with China

As tensions rise between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, the former asks whether it can really afford to sever economic ties.

‘The fear is real’: Chinese students in Australia dread reprisal from Beijing

Chinese students in Australia are scared of speaking out about Hong Kong as the Chinese Communist Party ramps up new online portals for reporting dissent and UNSW is engulfed in controversy over academic freedom.

‘Shameful’: Turnbull rebukes Australian business for criticising China relations

Malcolm Turnbull has rebuked Australian business chiefs and academics for criticising the Australian government over the state of the relationship with Beijing, saying such reactions would only “encourage more bullying from China”.

Rundown of China’s spy agencies will make uncomfortable reading for some

We've heard in recent years that Chinese spying and hacking in Australia is so rife that it's overwhelming our own intelligence agencies. The federal government in 2018 even introduced new laws to try to limit Chinese spying and interference.

China’s destabilisation strategies show bold plan to attack democracies from within

It might seem like diplomatic hot air, but a recent war of words between China and Australia hints at a wider plan that should have us all worried.

Queensland Police investigating top Chinese diplomat after complaint from students

One of China’s most senior diplomats in Australia is being investigated by police in Brisbane for allegedly inciting threats against a uni student.

China Inquiry: Stand up for sovereignty and economic independence

The Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth is inquiring into the 2018-19 annual reports of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), to understand the need for Australia to diversify its trade markets and foreign investment profile.
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