Australia steps up Hong Kong action in wake of China security law

Prime Minister Scott Morrison suspends extradition pact with territory and extends visas for Hong Kong people already in Australia.

Diplomatic tensions between Australia and China are escalating after Canberra suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

The decision comes in the wake of Beijing imposing a controversial new security law on the territory.

Australia is also extending visas for Hong Kong students and workers – a move that has angered its biggest trade partner.

Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports from Sydney, Australia.