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Geoff Wade

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9 Mar 2016

This article suggests that Australia should institute greater scrutiny in examining potential Chinese investment in the country. Noting that PRC capital is being employed as a strategic tool regionally, and that all major corporate leaders in China are necessarily linked with the Communist Party of...

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9 Dec 2015

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Few strategic issues have galvanised public attention in Australia as the decision by the Northern Territory Government to lease key facilities in the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company, Landbridge. This Strategic Insights brings together items published on our blog The...

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1 Dec 2015

Despite the apparent optimism about the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement and its benefits for Australia, some aspects of the agreements are very worrying.

These include that the PRC has very obviously targeted the import of Chinese labour into Australia as a key element of...

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1 Dec 2015

Australia needs to understand how the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement constitutes a key plank in China's global strategic aspirations, as part of the “Chinese Dream”.

The PRC's desire to achieve the economic dependence of Australia on China is part of a broader...

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24 Nov 2015

This article examines the State Grid Corporation of China’s bid for the NSW electricity transmission network TransGrid. It looks at the nature of State Grid, its global acrivities and the problems it is facing. It also underlines that State Grid networks carry the communications of...

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