2016 Australian Census reveals Sydney is now ‘more Asian than European’

AUSTRALIA’S greatest city is now more Chinese than British — with yesterday’s Census data revealing how much the incredible boom in Asian ­migration has changed the face of Sydney.

The Australia-China Relations Institute doesn’t belong at UTS

Last month eight of Australia’s top journalists visited China for a week as guests of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). They were greeted by top Communist Party officials and toured some of China’s new infrastructure projects.

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.

‘You are not alone’: Lifeline seeks to reach out to Chinese community

For members of Australia's Chinese community, cultural stigma and language can be additional barriers to seeking help.

Victoria apologises to Chinese community for racist policies during gold rush era

Victoria's Premier has apologised to the state's Chinese community for the racism and unjust policies their ancestors endured during Australia's gold rush era. Premier Daniel...

Australia first: What new visa policy means for Chinese, Asian immigrants

In a budget unveiled last week, the Australian government of Malcolm Turnbull put “Australians first” by cutting the 457 visa for foreign workers and...

Australia to review migrants rule for Chinese millionaires, other applicants; data shows they boost...

A government official declared on Wednesday that Australia would review visa rules for millionaire would-be migrants as part of the country’s efforts to tighten policies in applying for residency rights.
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Australia coronavirus: F1 Grand Prix cancelled and Flight Centre to close 100 stores

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Deputy NZ PM Winston Peters issues warning against Chinese interference

Winston Peters, New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minster and Foreign Minister, says it would be "naive" to think general citizens are not being spied upon...

Australia abandoned plans for Taiwanese free trade agreement after warning from China

Australia walked away from plans for a free trade agreement with Taiwan after China warned any deal would hurt relations between Beijing and Canberra. Taiwan...

Economy relies on China as international students prop up our universities

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Marise Payne defends 5G ban on Chinese telcos Huawei and ZTE

The incoming foreign affairs minister, Marise Payne, has defended a decision that shut Chinese telecommunications giants out of Australia’s 5G network, saying it was necessary to protect national security.

Federal budget 2017: Push for Australian steel to be used in infrastructure projects instead...

Australian steel should be used in the Federal Government's infrastructure projects to give towns like South Australia's Whyalla "something to smile about" instead of the cheaper Chinese product, a union and the Greens have said.

Morrison toughens stance on China, US over ‘collateral damage’ on trade

While the speech does not set out specific changes to the WTO or other trade rules, it accepts that change is needed to deal with the rising trade tensions.

Diggers and Dealers: China’s $11 billion surge on Perth Mint’s gold brings miners their...

The seemingly insatiable hunger from China for Australian minerals goes well beyond bulk commodities like coal, iron ore and increasingly LNG. Despite China being the...

Australian wine exports: China now the biggest market

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How China’s real estate bubble pushes up prices in Australia

It didn't seem a hotbed of revolutionary anger. It was one of the big, global conferences that usually are the domain of the powerful and...

The trouble with the Chinese economy and what it means for Australia

China. Or Chaynaar, as the 45th President of the United States of America prefers. As Donald Trump's political fortunes continue to unravel in Washington, with...