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
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