One of two Liberal backbenchers refused entry to China for a study tour says it's a price he's willing to pay for free speech.

Both have publicly criticised the Chinese Communist Party but insist the decision doesn't reflect poorly on Australia's broader relationship with the country.

Political reporter Jade Macmillan has the story.

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