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‘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.

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...

Saving Yang Hengjun: we must not tolerate China’s hostage diplomacy

It’s hard to overstate how much is at stake in the Australian government’s handling of the arrest of writer, commentator and Australian citizen Yang...

‘No alternative’ to South China Sea exercises, John Howard says

John Howard has hardened his position on the South China Sea, predicting Australia would even­tually join US-led freedom-of-navigation exercises to “hold the ring” against Chinese expansion.

Chinese government trade bank may get mortgage over Australian port

The Chinese owner of the Port of Darwin lease is using the port as security to seek a loan of up to $500 million...

New deal seeks to make China more accessible for AU businesses – and vice...

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) is cooperating with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia to open the gates between Australia and Hong Kong,...

Trade surplus heads back to $1b as iron ore shipments to China surge

A renewed appetite for iron ore by Chinese steelmakers has driven Australia's trade surplus back out to $1 billion. Key points: The value of iron...

Sour Grapes: Why Australian Wine Can’t Get Into China

A deepening spat over allegations of Chinese meddling in Australian politics has led to cases of wine piling up at Chinese ports and nationalists...

Scott Morrison prays for Australia and commits nation to God amid coronavirus crisis

Scott Morrison has offered a prayer for the national cabinet to stay “strong and united” and committed the Australian nation to God during times of “great need and suffering” as it responds to Covid-19.

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...

Research unis rely on Chinese fees

One out of every six dollars used to run Australia’s oldest univer­sity comes directly from tuition fees paid by Chinese students, an HES analysis...

China overtakes Australia in university humanities ranking

Australia has surrendered its claim to the Asia Pacific’s best arts university, in the latest sign that local higher education is giving ground to...