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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 confronts the difficulties of curbing economic ties with China

As tensions rise between Australia and its largest trading partner, China, the former asks whether it can really afford to sever economic ties.

Battle for Box Hill: Residents warns of slums as high-rise surge in hot market

Box Hill's skyline will dwarf that of Hobart or Canberra within three years, with 11 towers approved or under construction and dozens more to...

How China’s debt binge threatens Australia

No country can be indifferent to China's economy, especially not Australia. We're more exposed to what goes on in it than just about any...

Up to half of Chinese buyers leave apartments vacant

A quarter of Chinese buying property overseas leave their apartments vacant and the majority pay for their purchase with cash, a survey of mainland...

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...

Former head of Chinese steel company with links to Australia jailed

He was once one of China's most powerful steel executives, buying iron ore in quantities that fuelled Australia's economic boom. But Deng Qilin, 66, will...

Power and Paranoia: Why the Chinese government aggressively pushes beyond its borders

Many of the richest Chinese, who can command every luxury and privilege at home, nonetheless prefer to live in Australia. We are the number one choice for rich Chinese looking to migrate, ahead of the US, Canada and Switzerland. This is a more telling indicator than any amount of nationalist chest-puffing and official propaganda.

MPs voice concerns about Chinese government influence at Aussie universities

Four MPs have voiced concerns about the influence the Chinese government has at Aussie unis, following a tense clash between protesters on Friday.

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 .

Peter Dutton: China accuses home affairs minister of ‘shocking’ and ‘malicious’ slur

The home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, has launched a wide-ranging attack on the Chinese Communist party, accusing it of engineering a series of cyber-attacks on...

Chinese spies suspected in cyber attack on major parties

Suspicion is falling on Chinese spies for targeting the computer systems of Australia's three major political parties, with intelligence officials acknowledging the skilled cyber...