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State, territory and university deals with foreign governments could be revoked by Foreign Minister

Sally Whyte
By Sally Whyte
August 26 2020 - 12:30pm
Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne will have the power to veto university agreements with foreign governments under new laws. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The federal government will have the power to veto new agreements and cancel existing ones between state and territory governments and foreign governments, under legislation to be announced on Thursday.

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Sally Whyte

Sally Whyte

Federal Politics Reporter

I report on a range of issues in federal politics and the public service, with a real passion for how decisions made in Canberra affect the lives of Australians.

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