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.


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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