China's treatment of Hong Kong is a lesson for Australia
So what is Beijing doing, exactly?
"No one should be under any illusions about the objective of the Communist Party leadership – its long-term, systematic infiltration of social organisations, media and government.
Anson Chan, the "Iron Lady" of Hong Kong, says that the Chinese government's treatment of her city is an object lesson for Australia and the world.
"Because," she tells me in Melbourne, "I don't think Australians understand the sort of country they're dealing with. Look at the way they are infiltrating, even in Australia.