Opinion

Trick of the trade: Australia must stand up to China's bullying

Crispin Hull
By Crispin Hull
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:48pm, first published May 1 2020 - 2:30pm
Australia must ignore the threats from the Chinese Ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye. Picture: Supplied

We have been here before, so do not worry. If China wants to boycott Australia over our perfectly reasonable request for an independent inquiry into the COVID-19 virus, it is their problem, not ours. The inquiry is not political brinksmanship but essential for reasons I'll come back to.

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Crispin Hull

Crispin Hull

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Crispin Hull is a former editor of The Canberra Times and a regular columnist.

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