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Chinese developer to bring $800m Aussie Legends World to the Gold Coast

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Chinese visitor numbers on the wane as group tours lose appeal

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Air China to start Brisbane-Beijing direct flights in December 2017

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Australia must be China-ready to capitalise on its unique tourism, Deloitte report says

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Australia moves up Chinese travel bucket list

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Air New Zealand pushes Wellington in China with free domestic flight offer

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Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti: China is the future for us

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Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines set to start direct flights from China to Darwin ‘within months’

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Thousands of red bikes set to hit Sydney’s streets – and footpaths

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