Q+A on China – A healthy relationship?

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The outbreak of coronavirus has brought Australia’s relationship with China into sharp focus. As the academic year gets underway, our dependence on the Chinese student market is at risk, while tourism, still reeling from the bushfires, takes another big hit. Simultaneously, the Chinese-Australian community has become the target of increased racism.

Critics say the COVID-19 epidemic has exposed flaws in China’s autocracy, and the impact will be felt around the world. So what are the implications for Australia - our economy, our region and our own community? READ MORE