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Daniel Hurst - The Guardian - Saturday 06 February 2021 James Paterson has been appointed to head inquiry universities fear could stifle international collaboration. An inquiry into foreign interference in higher education will investigate concerns about research links with China and look for “heroes” not just “villains”...

Alice Workman - The Australian - February 05 2021 Victorian Liberal senator James Paterson has been anointed chair of the “powerful” parliamentary intelligence and security committee, as flagged by our well-informed colleague Ben Packham. The 33-year-old succeeds his good friend (and fellow Wolverine) Andrew Hastie, who has moved on to greener...

Anthony Galloway - Sydney Morning Herald - 05 February 2021 Liberal senator James Paterson will take over as chair of Federal Parliament’s powerful intelligence and security committee as it looks to begin hearings into right-wing extremism and foreign interference at Australian universities. Senator Paterson will replace Western...

Ellen Whinnett - The Daily Telegraph - Friday 05 February 2021 Liberal Senator James Paterson has been elected chairman of the powerful Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. The bipartisan committee met on Thursday afternoon to elect Senator Paterson as replacement for Andrew Hastie, the former...

Eryk Bagshaw and Anthony Galloway - The Age - Thursday 04 February 2020 WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Australian Liberal and Labor senators have accused the Chinese Communist Party of unspeakable human rights abuses after first-hand accounts of systematic rape, sexual abuse and torture in Uighur detention camps in...