Commonwealth Countries

From farms and coal mines to airports and water supplies: How China is gobbling up millions of acres of land, vital infrastructure and companies – as part of its ‘disturbing’ plan to exert greater influence and control over Australia

  • Last week ‘disturbing’ reports said that China tried to plant a spy in Parliament 
  • Experts warn that China ‘will not stop’ meddling in Australian domestic politics
  • Over past decade, China has poured billions into Australia to extend influence
  • It owns an airport in Western Australia and nine million hectares of farm land
  • China also owns Port of Darwin and several Australian coalmines and windfarms

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7725675/How-China-owns-Australia-buying-infrastructure-land-water.html

Sydney Chinese consulate’s article as reviewed by Tim Blair

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/opinion/sydney-chinese-consulates-article-as-reviewed-by-tim-blair/news-story/cd898425d5c425f704cda65a0c9836c2

Coronavirus triggers Australian self-sufficiency push

Australia’s reliance on imported products will be put under the microscope by the federal government as it pushes the economy to become more self-sufficient in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has started quietly pulling together a policy roundtable from the public and private sectors so agriculture is the industry “best placed” to thrive after COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed as rain soaks into drought-baked paddocks of eastern Australia.

Australia, Via Local Commie Underlings, Beijing Officially Disapproves

https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/blogs/tim-blair/via-local-commie-underlings-beijing-officially-disapproves/news-story/491b415795fbbdc526d33d5b569134a4

Wagga Wagga council reverses controversial decision to cut ties with Chinese sister city

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-22/coronavirus-wagga-rescinds-vote-to-cut-with-china/12173476

Marise Payne condemns Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea

https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/marise-payne-lashes-beijing-s-actions-in-the-south-china-sea-20200423-p54mfe.html

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