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30 September 1977

EDITORS VISIT TO CHINA

A group of five senior Australian editors will visit China at the invitation of the People's Republic' ' of China between 3-13 October 1977. This visit-reciprocates a visit paid to Australia in ^January 1977. by a grpup of . .

senior Chinese journalists. ' . ·

The party comprises Mr J.AiT. Morgan, Editor of , the Sun News Pictorial, Melbourne* "Mr H. Kippax, Associate Editor of the Sydney Morning Herald; Mr R. Boland, Managing Director and Editor of the News, Adelaide; · ■ 1 . Mr R. Handley, Controller News Services, ABC and Ms Lana Wells, Melbourne Bureau Chief of the ^S; s%rali.an Women1 s. Weekly.

The party is expected to visit Canton, Tsinan and Shanghai as well as spending some days in Peking. . The People's Daily will arrange their program® This is the first'occasion on which a group of senior Australian media

representatives have had the opportunity to observe at first hand the situation in China. As well, the visit represents another important ;step in expanding goodwill and understanding between the peoples of the two countries.

The group will be accompanied by Mr R.P. Thcossell, Head of the Cultural Relations Branch of the Department of Foreign Affairs, who will also take the opportunity · to have discussions on Australian bilateral cultural . ,

relations with China.