Who can forget the screams about the proposed "Consensus Centre" run by climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg? But our universities are chock-full of "Confucius Institutes" meant to peddle the Chinese Communist Party's soft power.
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.
Australia's relationship with China is somewhat fraught at the moment, so Turnbull will have to walk a fine line to keep the discussion strictly business.
With the resources boom ending, don't expect agriculture and "services" to save Australia's bacon.
Relaxing its one-child policy is not going to be enough to save China's economy.
It takes a particular set of circumstances to actually achieve genuine economic reform -- and luckily for Malcolm Turnbull, he has them all.
Both Labor and the Coalition have been running racist campaigns, and China has noticed. But it's about to get a lot worse.
Australia should follow the Chinese President's visit to the United States very closely.