Sydney protesters interrupt China envoy's speech

STORY: "Independence for Hong Kong," shouted one protester as he was surrounded by security.

China is Australia's largest trading partner and the biggest customer for its iron ore, but relations have deteriorated in recent years.

China has imposed trade sanctions on Australian products in response to policies and decisions such as Australia's call for an investigation into the origins of COVID-19 and its 5G network ban on Huawei.