Australia–China relations remain at a low point. We surveyed Chinese-Australians about their attitudes towards China and the decline in the Australia–China relationship.
Chinese-Australians tend to see China’s culture, history and people as having a positive influence on their views of China.
QUESTION For each of the following factors, please indicate whether, for you personally, they have a positive or negative influence on your overall view of China.
Most Chinese-Australians continue to see China as more of an economic partner to Australia, in stark contrast to the broader Australian population that see China as more of a security threat.
QUESTION Thinking now about Australia and China. In your own view, is China more of an economic partner to Australia or more of a security threat to Australia?
More Chinese-Australians blame Australia for tensions in the Australia–China relationship than the broader Australian population, though four in ten say that both countries are equally to blame.
QUESTION Which country is more to blame for the tensions in the Australia–China relationship?