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Chinese espionage in Australia at higher levels than Cold War, spy chief warns

Espionage in Australia has eclipsed Cold War levels, the country’s spymaster told parliament on Tuesday, in a speech warning that citizens were being monitored and harassed by foreign powers. Several politicians across the ideological spectrum have become embroiled in investigations into suspected overseas influence operations — most notably from China.  Australia’s normally tight-lipped spy chiefs […]