China Inquiry: Stand up for sovereignty and economic independence

The Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth is inquiring into the 2018-19 annual reports of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), to understand the need for Australia to diversify its trade markets and foreign investment profile.

China ‘responsible for cyber attacks targeting Australia’

Federal government agencies reportedly believe China is behind large-scale cyber attacks on Australia.

China’s Tiananmen generation reflect on how Bob Hawke gave them a permanent Australian home

It's this personal history that is driving Mr Wang's current research, which is looking at the impact of Tiananmen Square on Australian migration policy and the massacre's influence on the perceptions of Chinese people in Australia.

‘No basis in fact’: Australian Tourism Minister slams China’s travel warning

Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham has slammed the Chinese government for instructing citizens not to visit Australia due to increasing racism as "having no basis in fact".

Glamorous Chinese businesswoman who boasted about her influence on Australian politicians hails Xi Jinping...

Jean Dong, 33, is emerging as a key player in the unfolding political stoush; She has praised Chinese president Xi Jinping for his handling of COVID-19; She is the chief executive of Australia-China Belt and Road Initiative company .

Coronavirus: PM says Australia may succeed at eliminating virus without strict lockdown

Australia may succeed in eliminating the coronavirus despite not introducing a full lockdown, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

Coronavirus: Australia warns millions could become infected as China toll passes 3,000

Modelling in Australia has predicted a worst-case scenario where millions inside the country could become infected with Covid-19, as China’s death toll passed 3,000.

Australia universities let Chinese students get around a travel ban. Critics warn it could...

Australian universities have allowed some students from mainland China to circumvent travel restrictions and return to study. But critics say that practice may inevitably import the infectious coronavirus to local campuses.

Coronavirus update: People suspected of carrying COVID-19 could be detained under Australia’s biosecurity laws...

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Australia has risen to 38 on Tuesday, up from 33 with four new cases in NSW and one in QLD.

Coronavirus: the impact on Australian Society is profound

Australian tourism bosses have warned that hotels could be forced out of business if the coronavirus outbreak continues to severely restrict visitor numbers.
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Australia upgrades travel warning for China

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Australia warns it can’t stop the spread of coronavirus from overseas

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China the toast of Aussie wine exporters

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Penny Wong warns against ‘racial fault lines from past’ betraying China ties

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Why Australia shouldn’t count on China for growth and profits

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Australia on the front line of clash with China, says Steve Bannon

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