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.

No middle way for Australia to be in a complaint relationship with Communist China

For 30 years Australia has enjoyed an economic boom thanks to investments from and exports to China, but the benefits from mutual trade have...

‘Selling out our national dignity’: Neil Mitchell slams Australian coronavirus response for bowing to...

Neil Mitchell has slammed the Australian response to the coronavirus outbreak, criticising our governments, universities and an elite Melbourne school for “bowing” to China.

Australia extends coronavirus ban on travel from China into fourth week

The Australian government has extended its ban on international arrivals who have travelled through China for a fourth week due to the novel coronavirus crisis, despite the increasing pressure on the economy and the start of the university year.

Australia to bear brunt of China virus slowdown

A leading currency analyst has warned that the potential impact of the Wuhan coronavirus on the world economy has been understated, with Australia among...

‘Overreaction’: China students stuck as Australia closes border

A ban on non-citizens travelling from or through China is leading to chaos in Australia’s university sector.

Australia bars entry to foreign nationals traveling from mainland China

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia will deny entry to all foreign nationals traveling from mainland China from Saturday due to the increasing threat from the coronavirus epidemic.

Police brief Taiwan authorities on alleged election bribery plot

The Chinese government is seeking to unify Taiwan with the mainland despite overwhelming opposition to reunification among Taiwanese citizens, and Chinese influence in Taiwan has become a key political issue.

China’s overreach is testing Australia in four key ways

The people of Hong Kong are waging a desperate, last-gasp effort to keep their liberties. Australia should heed their lesson and stand up now.
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Fudged growth numbers take the shine off China’s ‘miracle’

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Chinese private equity Jingyi Group to expand into Australia via TST Partners

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Pilbara Minerals soars on Chinese deal

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Cattle queen Gina Rinehart turns her focus to China with new deal

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

Australia’s chief medical officer said on Monday it was no longer possible to completely prevent people with the coronavirus from entering the country, citing concerns about outbreaks in Japan and South Korea.