ABC Radio: The Escalating tensions between Australia and China

14 May 2020

Escalating tensions between Australia and China is prompting hand wringing and bold declarations of sovereignty by key stakeholders.

The AWU says the Government shouldn’t bow to bullying, but state premiers are urging caution after Beijing threatened to slap trade sanctions on Australian barley and blocked imports of red meat.

It follows the Morrison’s Government commitment to pursuing an international investigation into the origins of COVID-19, which as we know was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

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Guest:

Helen Sawczak, Chief Executive Officer of the Australia China Business Council