Chinese investment in Australian property could fall as much as $16b in 2017

Chinese buyers have turned off the Australian investment property market, with 43 per cent of Chinese agents surveyed by Investorist saying they would stop...

China, not the house price downturn, the major risk to Australia’s economy, says Deloitte

An economic forecaster says China, not the local housing market downturn, could be the major swing factor for Australia's economy in the year ahead. Key...

Are Chinese investors turning their backs on Australia after the foreign buyer tax hike?

Most Sydneysiders think foreigners shouldn’t be able to buy property ‘Subtle’ 2017 budget change affects thousands of sellers Federal budget 2017: Five housing...

Vaucluse property: The great sprawl of China as developer seeks to combine two luxury...

THE 29-year-old heir to a billion-dollar Chinese property empire wants to rip up one of Australia’s most exclusive ­estates to expand his historic Vaucluse mega...

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...

Chinese property buyers shift interest from Australia to other parts of the world

Australia is losing Chinese buyer interest to other parts of the world as tougher government regulations and new tax rules continue to bite, new...

Fears of Chinese exodus from Sydney property market

THERE are nascent signs Chinese foreign buyers have toned down their enthusiastic buying of Sydney property. There are three pinpointed causes. Firstly, Beijing has narrowed...

The new Chinese investors about to make Australian property foray

At least 10 Chinese investors and developers who are yet to make their mark on Australia's property scene are preparing to make an entry...

Chinese buyer pays $7 million cash for Calamvale mansion after first open home

A Chinese buyer has paid a staggering $7 million cash for a house at Calamvale which was  on the market only one week. Selling agent...

Melbourne top for Chinese property buyers

Melbourne has cemented its status as most popular city in Australia for Chinese buyers of residential real estate, two sets of new figures show. The...
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Concetta Fierravanti-Wells says Turnbull, Bishop neglected concerns about China in the Pacific

Outgoing international development minister Concetta Fierravanti-Wells has accused Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop of failing to back her up after she criticised China's aid...

‘We’re going to need the Australians’: Pompeo lays out contest with China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said global institutions trying to deal with an aggressive China are no longer fit for purpose, in part because Australia does not have a leading role in many of them.

Scott Morrison to reveal $3bn in Pacific funding to counter Chinese influence

Scott Morrison will unveil a $2bn infrastructure financing facility for the Pacific as part of new measures designed to project Australia as the region’s principal...

‘I will not repent’: Andrew Hastie refuses to back down on China

Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has refused to apologise for criticising China after being told he would need to “repent” to visit the country.

‘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.

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.

Marise Payne says China must be held to account for human rights abuses

Foreign affairs minister says it’s in Australia’s interest to speak out against abuses of power, such as the treatment of Uighur in Xinjiang

China calls for lamb, cattle

WA’s biggest meat processor, V&V Walsh, plans to have the first shipments of its chilled young lamb product airfreighted into China in June this...

Australian professors and universities are being shamed into apologizing for offending Chinese students

Chinese students at universities in Australia have their professors walking on eggshells. Since May, there have been at least four incidents where international students from...

China to limit imports of dirty coal

Imagine you live in a village where one very large and powerful family both farms and eats half of the grain, and has massive...

New legislation passed to protect Australian sovereignty

Australia Parliament has passed several important bills on 10 December 2020 that specifically targeted at stopping the CCP’s infiltration and protecting the Australian sovereignty, prosperity, value, and interest.

Three Chinese warships arrive in Sydney Harbour for four-day stopover

The arrival of three Chinese warships in Sydney harbour was not a surprise, Scott Morrison has said, despite the fact that the government did not announce the visit in advance.