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The Chinese Government is remaining 'optimistic' that better relations between Australia can be established if Labor's Anthony Albanese wins the election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison was accused by China's state media of playing the 'anti-China' card and reinforcing a senior Australian diplomat's assessment that Beijing has been trying to 'wait out' the government.
Beijing-based researcher Guo Chunmei claimed that 'if the Labor Party comes to power, at least in terms of people-to-people diplomacy and social exchanges, it will bring some possibility of a recovery in Sino-Australian relations,' The Weekend Australian reported.
Ms Chunmei's institute is linked to China’s powerful Ministry of State Security.
The Chinese Government is remaining 'optimistic' that better relations between