Can the Darwin Port’s 99-year lease to China be reversed? And what role, if...

Ninety-six years is a long time by any standard. Darwin was a different place back in 1923, a young city almost 20 years away...

How Bob Carr became China’s pawn

One of the big questions hanging over the future of Australian trade and investment with China is whether it is possible to engage more...

China used Huawei to hack network, says secret report

Secret intelligence reports given to Australian officials outlined a case in which Chinese espionage services used telecommunications giant Huawei’s staff to get access codes...

Australia’s China reset

The rest of the world is watching how we counter Beijing’s campaign of influence It’s no secret that Professor Francis Fukuyama got it wrong in...

Labor calls for increased pressure on China over alleged mass detention of Uighur Muslims

The Labor Party has called on the Morrison Government to increase pressure on China over the reported mass detention of Uighur Muslims. Key points: It...

Waning trust between Australia and China may have dire consequences, experts warn

WANING trust between Australia and China may have serious consequences if we don’t find a way to engage on the issue, an expert panel...

There is no substitute for US-Australia economic mateship, not even China

Dichotomies are intellectually seductive, making a complex world easy to navigate. Good and bad, left and right, or – as we often encounter in...

Chinese retreat from Australian property market

Chinese property buyers are turning away from Australian housing as efforts by regulators in both countries to slow investment begin to bite. Chinese buyers, who make up about 80...

Australia’s China play wrong: US adviser

Former US Presidential advisor Dr Pippa Malmgren can't believe Australia sulks at home while our biggest trading partner builds a new world on our...

‘Human error’ blamed for shock China beef ban

Meat industry leaders remain hopeful of a quick resolution to a shock temporary ban on exports to China from six Australian meatworks. The suspensions sent trade...
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Gina Rinehart signs cooperation agreement to export as many as 300,000 live cattle a...

Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart has signed an agreement which could see the live export of as many as 300,000 cattle a year to China. Mrs...

Malcolm Turnbull faces fresh leak after calling China a ‘frenemy’

MALCOLM Turnbull has reportedly labelled China a “frenemy” of Australia at a public event in Sydney. The report comes one day after audio surfaced of...

Growing fears for Chinese-Australian writer who has disappeared in China

The Australian government is searching for information concerning the whereabouts of Yang Hengjun, a prominent Chinese-Australian writer who friends fear has been detained by...

Barley is not a random choice – here’s the real reason China is taking...

But that isn’t the point. China’s main concern isn’t barley, and it isn’t the dumping of Australian products. It’s Australia’s use of anti-dumping against China.

Diplomatic freeze thaws as Australian government hails Chinese tourism

Trade minister Simon Birmingham has said record levels of Chinese tourism to Australia is building trust between the two countries, in a speech in...

China Put on Notice by Australia’s Anti-Interference Laws

Australia is set to become the first developed country to pass sweeping laws against foreign interference, in a move aimed at reducing Chinese meddling in national...

Coal in decline: Adani in question and Australia out of step

“It is becoming clear that Chinese coal demand has peaked,” he went on. “The outlook for imports [to] India and other countries is uncertain.”

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.

China’s Operation Australia: The party line

The Chinese Communist Party is waging a covert campaign of influence in Australia – an aggressive form of “soft power” – and while loyalists are rewarded, dissidents live in fear.

Trump threats over China trade are bad news for Australia

Forty-one minutes before the opening bell on Wall Street last night President Trump tweeted: “Stock Market could hit all-time high --- 22,000 today”. And he...

New deal seeks to make China more accessible for AU businesses – and vice...

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is cooperating with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to open the gates between Australia and Hong Kong,...

Labor MP filed documents for billionaire ALP donor’s Chinese business association

Billionaire Huang Xiangmo's political influence has extended directly into the NSW parliament with revelations that a serving NSW MP filed documents for an organisation...