alia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology Sydney, of media stori
es on the subject showed that, with about 130,000 Chinese students in Australia, there were a mere four incid
ents. And in not a single case was freedom of expression compromised or classroom discussion stifled.
Anti-China media stories focus on large campaign donatio
ns to Australian political parties by Chinese businessman Huan
g Xiangmo. But of the 300 companies in the Australia-China Chamber of Commerce, none donates to po
litical parties, and this includes investors in mining, banking, food and aviation ind
ustries. In fact, there is no pattern of donations from China swamping political parties.