China Matters held its Third Young Professionals National Meeting in partnership with China Australia Millennial Project on 23 March 2018 at Tank Stream Labs. Each session ended with one or two policy recommendations for the Australian government and business community.

The two panel sessions focused on:

  • How can Australia build a realistic and credible China narrative in our public debate?
  • Are there risks for Australia in engaging with PRC tech and innovation?

Panellists included Mr Jieh-Yung Lo, Writer and Policy Adviser; Ms Lucy Lv, Media Professional; Former Digital Content Producer, SBS Mandarin; Mr Sam Mugford, Adviser, Crosby Textor International & Corporate Advisory; Mr Andrew Kwon, Policy Officer, Department of Defence; Mr Ryan Ettridge, Partner (Digital Trust), PwC; Ms Judy Jiang, Acting Relationship Director (Commercial Property Finance), Westpac. Session I was moderated by Ms Elena Collinson, Senior Project and Research Officer, Australia-China Relations Institute. Session II was moderated by Ms Natalie Cope, CEO, Australia China Business Council NSW.