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Government briefing to allay universities’ fears over foreign veto laws adds to uncertainty – The Guardian

Exclusive: universities concerned about ministerial discretion told by Dfat official that foreign policy considerations can change

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Australian universities could get the green light to strike deals with international counterparts under the Morrison governments new foreign veto laws, only to have the agreements ripped up years down the track because foreign policy considerations are not static.
As concerns grow within the higher education sector about the reach of a proposed bill giving Canberra the power to cancel international deals, Guardian Australia has learned that the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Dfat) att…

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