Who is buying Australian agriculture land?

  Foreign interests own around 4.6% or 2.5 million hectares of agricultural land in NSW and the ACT, according to the 2017-2018 Register of Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land. This compares to 13.4% nationally – where the United Kingdom tops the foreign ownership charts, followed by China and then the US. 85% of foreign-owned land […]

New national security laws for foreign investors set to pass Parliament

New national security laws targeting foreign investment in Australia are set to sail through Parliament as an inquiry is urged to establish a hit list of Australian sectors vulnerable to Chinese political coercion. Cabinet ministers have insisted the new laws do not target China but it was one of Australia’s only major trading partners not named by […]