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Clive Hamilton says foreign interference in universities 'under the radar' as parliamentary inquiry begins

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated November 5 2020 - 9:07pm, first published 1:00pm
Clive Hamilton Professor Hamilton said China's interference in Australian universities was undoubtedly the main concern that prompted the parliamentary inquiry.

Australian universities don't want to admit they have a problem with foreign interference with much of it going undetected, professor of public ethics Clive Hamilton says.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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