Free Speech Tag

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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18 Feb Huawei accused of intimidation

Jennifer Duke -- The Age -- 18 February 2019   A Liberal senator and Macquarie Telecom have hit back at Huawei, accusing it of trying to “intimidate” companies like Telstra and Google from supporting a think-tank critical of the Chinese telco equipment provider. Huawei Technologies Australia director of...

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26 Oct TEQSA will investigate university freedom of speech

Tim Dodd -- The Australian -- 25/10/2018 The national higher education regulator TEQSA will investigate whether universities are restricting freedom of speech through their policies. Nicholas Saunders, who chairs the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, told a Senate estimates committee last night that “while equity and...

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