Taskforce to target foreign interference in Australian universities

Scott Hannaford
By Scott Hannaford
August 27 2019 - 6:30pm

The federal government will establish a special taskforce to crack down on foreign governments attempting to meddle in Australia's higher education sector amid rising concern about the influence of China on the nation's university campuses.

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Scott Hannaford

Scott Hannaford

Canberra Times deputy editor

I've spent a career trying to focus on the stories, people and issues that matter, while filtering out the noise that doesn't. I believe high-quality, unique and incisive reporting is worth the investment and what distinguishes a reporter or publication. Got a news tip? scott.hannaford@canberratimes.com.au

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