Sydney unit approvals decline as investors leave market

NSW’s construction boom is beginning to wane as developers hold off new apartment projects over concerns falling investor demand will make units harder to...

China giant in the ring for Lendlease villages

Lendlease has $1.7 billion invested across 71 villages and in its annual result on Monday said it was "exploring the potential introduction of capital partners".

Fears government restrictions will stop flow of Chinese money to Brisbane, Gold Coast development

THE great wall of money from mainland China arriving in Queensland will continue but there are concerns cracks are appearing. Over the past few years...

Financing more buyers: Harry Triguboff cites tougher Chinese capital controls

Harry Triguboff, the country's richest person, says he is financing about $200 million of the $1.4 billion worth of apartment sales he expects to make this...

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...

Chinese property investor interest in Australia cools as tougher regulations bite

Offshore Chinese investors have helped drive the Australian property market to new heights. But with the tightening of government regulations, that interest is shifting to...

China’s richest have $30 trillion to spend, and more investing in Australia

Australia is the third most popular destination for ultra-rich Chinese to invest wealth offshore and it's closing the gap on other countries, a new report shows.

Overseas property crackdown from China to be ‘widely felt’

A Chinese government crackdown on offshore property deals will be widely felt in countries including Australia, says Trade Minister Stephen Ciobo. Chinese companies have been the biggest source...

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 buyers set to keep underpinning Australian home prices: analysts

Almost one in four new homes in NSW is being snapped up by a Chinese buyer, according to Credit Suisse analysis of NSW Revenue figures,...
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Produce from Adelaide’s northern suburbs could soon be hitting shelves in China following trade...

MORE northern produce and wine could soon be hitting shelves across the world following talks last week between local companies and a delegate of...

‘Delicate moment’: was Scott Morrison’s Lowy speech a pivot towards Trumpism?

‘Delicate moment’: was Scott Morrison’s Lowy speech a pivot towards Trumpism? The PM has taken a barely veiled swipe at the United Nations and the international institutions Australia previously championed

China orders halt to red meat imports from several Australian meatworks

China has temporarily banned beef exports from a number of Australian meatworks, the ABC understands. The Australian Meat Industry Council has confirmed it is working...

Struggling Chinese owner of Darwin Port offloads Melbourne property

The heavily-indebted Chinese owner of Darwin Port, who is struggling to make payments on money borrowed to pay for the port lease, is offloading...

Gina Rinehart ‘confident’ of winning Chinese approval for live-cattle exports: Hancock Prospecting

Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's company is confident it is only months away from winning Chinese Government approval to start exporting cattle to China. Key points: ...

Morrison says China knows ‘where Australia is coming from’, after meeting Chinese vice-president

Scott Morrison seized the opportunity of his Jakarta weekend visit for Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s inauguration to obtain a meeting with Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan.

Australia-based academic stalked all week in Hong Kong by Chinese state media

An Australia-based academic has accused the Chinese Government of intimidation after staffers from a state media outlet stalked him for more than a week...

Chinese police seize fake Penfolds, Swisse, Blackmores in multi-million-dollar counterfeiting crackdown

Police in southern China have seized more than 30 million yuan ($6.3 million) worth of counterfeit products, including large hauls of popular Australian-branded wines,...

Ambassador called after Julie Bishop reprimands China over Taiwan protest

Chinese Ambassador Cheng Jingye visited the Department of Foreign Affairs in Canberra on Tuesday to explain China’s role in a diplomatic spat over Taiwan. The...

The dragon and the kangaroo: Australia’s China conundrum

Our region is in a state of dangerous flux, with territorial jostling in the South China Sea and temperatures rising on the Korean peninsula. Renowned...

‘Amazon of China’ Alibaba already has supermarkets. Now it wants our food

The business world may be enthralled with Amazon's moves to become a major supermarket player, but Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba says it is already...

The story of William Ah Ket, the first Chinese-Australian barrister

He fought against the White Australia policy and racist laws targeting Chinese workers as Australia's first barrister of Chinese descent. Despite these achievements, William Ah...