Should Australia Fear an Influx of Chinese?

New census results this week from Australia show that it is increasingly an Asian nation, with Asian migration outstripping European for the first time and Mandarin now the second-most spoken language after English.

Coming soon: Buyer frenzy from China

SYDNEY estate agents will be seeking out buyers who’ll be here from China next week on potential fly’n’buy visits. The National Day Golden Week is...

Rise in Chinese voter support for New Zealand First, survey finds

Three quarters of ethnic Chinese voters will cast their vote for National if an election was held tomorrow, a survey has found.

This ‘democracy’ thing: China and Australia compared

Many Australians are rather proud of our "democracy", but how much more democratic than China are we really?Colin Cook considers. THE DEMONISATION of China in...

‘Daigou’ buyers stocking suburban home warehouses with baby formula for Chinese parents

Suburban homes are being turned into makeshift warehouses as the overseas hunger for Aussie baby formula continues to grow. The Chinese market is being fed...

Port Adelaide’s crazy idea of bringing AFL to China pays off

On the spectrum of whacky ideas, playing an AFL game in China must rank near the top. Not only is there no understanding of Australia's...

7 things Chinese students in Australia send home

Helping relatives back home to buy foreign goods while studying abroad is nothing new. But to turn it into a business … now that’s...

China and Australia film projects a boon to local industry

Australian and Chinese producers are planning to make an ambi­tious list of 14 films together, mostly shot in Australia from Chinese screenplays using Chinese...

Daigou: Why China is tuning in to live streams from Aussie shops

As Ming Ouyang walks into a Sydney Kmart, preparing to stock his basket with toys, hundreds of people in China are watching the live stream from his phone.

Private Sydney: Chinese party dragons run out of puff

Back in 2015, it felt like a new Chinese gazillionaire was arriving in Sydney and setting up camp every other day. With their lavish mansions,...
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We need to talk about China: why Hastie was right to sound the alarm

Finding a way to get the China relationship right and not being afraid to talk about the risks in the relationship as well as...

China slaps 200% import tax on Australian wine amid tensions

China on Friday added wine to the growing list of Australian goods barred from its markets in a trade war against Australia over disputes including its support for an inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus.

Will Australia die by the Chinese sword?

THE Chinese economy is exhibiting some dangerous signs. Last time we saw this in America, it led to a global financial crisis.

China launches anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine exports

China's Ministry of Commerce announced Monday it has launched an anti-dumping investigation into Australian wine exports.

Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters seized in Murray Bridge

Fake Australian banknotes with Chinese characters across the currency's clear window have been found on a man detained for acting suspiciously in the South...

When Chinese State Security police knocked on ABC journalist Bill Birtles’ door, he realised...

After five years of reporting for the ABC in Beijing and seven years in the city in total, I felt nothing but deep disappointment and sadness that it was ending this way.

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...

Offensive flyers targeting Chinese students found at Melbourne universities

Melbourne University student Lisa Lu tweeted that she was "shocked" to see the post on the east gate of the Doug McDonnell building at Melbourne University on Monday.

‘Disturbingly lightweight’: Penny Wong targets Morrison over China and ‘negative globalism’

Canavan noted the government had expressed concerns about the arrest and treatment of Australian citizens in China, their lack of access to legal representation, and treatment of Uighurs in China.

China’s internet erupts over Monash University’s drunk officials quiz question

Monash University's reputation in the lucrative Chinese student market has taken a battering after an online exam for business students claimed it was widely said Chinese government officials only tell the truth when they are drunk.

China correction would have negative effect on Australia property

The action in the long running Australian property boom has shifted to outer suburban land. And at the same time we need to watch...

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...