10 June 2020 Sydney Morning Herald

A federal Labor senator has called for Australia to diversify its export markets away from China to prevent the trade relationship being used as “a weapon to secure our silence against injustice” in the wake of Beijing’s move to impose a new national security law on Hong Kong.

In a speech to Federal Parliament on Wednesday night, Victorian Senator Raff Ciccone also urged the Australian government to accept Hong Kong residents as refugees if they face persecution under the new laws.

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12 June 2020 MICHAEL MCLAREN (2GB Radio) interviews Senator Raff Ciccone on his speech to the Federal Parliament.

Listen to the interview on the 2GB website.