Australian fourth and Gold Coast third on Chinese visitor wishlists

AUSTRALIA and the Gold Coast’s growing popularity with Chinese visitors keeps soaring with the country their fourth favourite destination. That’s according to a survey of...

Australia moves up Chinese travel bucket list

Australia has leapt up the bucket list of Chinese tourists to the fourth most desirable destination, from tenth just two years ago — following...

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

A Chinese theme park giant has been given permission to develop an $800 million "Australian Legends World" on the Gold Coast.

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

By Christmas, about 6000 red bikes tracked by GPS will be scattered throughout Sydney. That's the ambitious target for Sydney's first dockless bike-sharing service, Reddy...

Austrade China mission targets flight-training demand

Australia’s aviation training providers are trying to steal a march on rivals from the US and other nations in tapping China’s aviation boom. The Australian...

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

YEARS of backroom lobbying by the current and former governments could see direct flights from China landing in Darwin within months. The Chinese Civil Aviation...

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

Virgin Australia CEO John Borghetti told CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday that Hong Kong was the perfect gateway to China. "You're geographically situated in a...

Cairns gets direct Chinese flights

China Southern Airlines will operate the flights three times a week over three years in a deal struck betwen the Queensland Government and Cairns Airport.

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

They are cashed-up millennials in their late 20s and early 30s, they are social media savvy and are looking for distinctly Australian sights and...

Chinese visitor numbers on the wane as group tours lose appeal

AUSTRALIA’s Chinese visitor boom has shown the first signs of waning with numbers going backwards in the March quarter. The latest International Visitor Survey by...
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Smashing the ‘butter fruit’: Australia looks to feed China’s growing avocado demand

Five years ago avocados were virtually unheard of in China, but a rapidly growing middle class has seen demand for foreign avocados skyrocket. Located between...

Chinese investors in Australian farms urged to win a ‘social licence’

Chinese investors wanting to buy Australian farms or agribusinesses must obtain "broad community approval" if they want to operate in Australia, according to a new report to be released in Beijing on Thursday.

Plunge in number of Chinese residents granted Australian citizenship

The number of Chinese-born residents being granted Australian citizenship has plummeted, amid a backdrop of tensions between Beijing and Canberra and political debate over immigration...

Suspected China defence leak a wake-up call for Australia

An alleged Chinese ‘spy plot’ in the UK should be a wake-up call for Australia, an expert has warned. British counterterrorism police are investigating an...

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.

China scandal hits home for Crown

Australian gaming giant Crown could face fresh reviews of its casino licences in three states, as the fallout from this week's criminal convictions in...

200 Years On, Chinese-Australians Are Still Proving They Belong

Out of a pile of papers on her dining table, Man-Yee Leanfore, 70, pulled out one: a copy of an old immigration document from...

Housing downturn could worsen, depending on US-China trade war: IMF

Australia is on the final leg of its economic recovery since the end of the mining boom, according to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF)...

Labor calls for increased pressure on China over alleged mass detention of Uighur Muslims

The Labor Party has called on the Morrison Government to increase pressure on China over the reported mass detention of Uighur Muslims. Key points: It...

China-US trade deal to affect Australian markets

A new trade deal between the US and China signed over the weekend will rapidly intensify the competition for key Australian exports into our biggest market.

Australia ramps up pressure on China with backing of US and Japan

The progress of repairing China-Australia ties, strained over Canberra’s concerns about Chinese influence in its domestic affairs, has been “unsatisfactory”, said China’s top diplomat Wang Yi after meeting his Australian counterpart.

Ministerial staffer flew business class to China energy conference

A “friend” and staffer of a South Australian assistant minister has travelled business class to China at taxpayers’ expense for a renewable energy conference. The...