China only responds to its own 'own interests'

Former Labor senator Stephen Conroy says China is behaving as a "schoolyard bully" that only only responds to its "own interests, its own strategies and its own designs".

"And you can see from the reaction from around the region, Australia has done the right thing," he told Sky News host Andrew Bolt.

"Penny Wong has done the right thing, Richard Marles, done the right thing, the Opposition, done the right thing."

By editor