Scott Morrison comments from 2019 'welcome Chinese investment'

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
By Finn McHugh, and Gerard Cockburn
Updated April 22 2022 - 6:39am, first published 5:00am

The Prime Minister in 2019 claimed Australia should embrace Chinese investment and its Belt and Road scheme, despite security concerns over the 99-year lease of the Port of Darwin years before.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

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