The Chinese government has dramatically increased its surveillance of resident Australians — of Chinese descent and from other backgrounds — inside Australia. Inq talks to people who are under surveillance by China’s operatives in Australia and looks at how, why and where this is happening. If you have a tip or would like to get in touch with Inq confidentially to share your story you can send us encrypted messages here.
The Chinese government is not only spying on Chinese nationals in Australia, but on Australians themselves. Inq hears first-hand from those who believe they are being watched.
China's surveillance operations in Australia have spiked dramatically in recent years. Inq speaks to one dissident who spent a week being interrogated in a Chinese hotel room and says there is a network of informants operating on Australian soil.