Free Speech Tag

17 Apr UQ takes on student over criticism of Beijing

Fergus Hunter and Max Koslowski - The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 17 April 2020 Disciplinary action against a University of Queensland student known for criticism of the Chinese government risks becoming a political headache for the university as Liberal MPs publicly warn against any actions...

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19 Feb Paterson: Auschwitz means ‘never again’

AJN Staff - Australian Jewish News - Wednesday 19 February 2020 In a Senate speech commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Victorian Liberal Senator James Paterson recounted the “Nazi ideology was the normalisation of antisemitism” which led to the depravity of the Holocaust. “It...

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21 Aug Uni crisis talks as China espionage fears grow

Wednesday 21 August - The Australian Financial Review - Phillip Coorey Education department officials as well as national security and cybersecurity experts will meet university representatives on Wednesday to thrash out guidelines governing collaborative research, amid government concerns over growing Chinese encroachment. Senior sources said the government...

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