ANU vice-chancellor worried about burdensome foreign interference regulations

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
February 14 2021 - 5:00pm
ANU vice chancellor Brian Schmidt said the university was among the most secure in the world following a massive cyber attack in 2018. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Australian National University vice-chancellor Brian Schmidt is worried conflicting and burdensome regulations to combat foreign interference could be imposed on universities.


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:

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