Food investments ‘ripe for picking’ by Chinese

Food investments ‘ripe for picking’ by Chinese

Chinese investors in Australia attending a Sino-Australasian entrepreneurs’ summit have been told that the food and agricultural sector is “ripe for the picking” with local superannuation funds remaining reluctant to invest.

In the studio with Andrew Robb

In the studio with Andrew Robb

There are tensions over Australian access to the Chinese market and Chinese influence in Australia. Former trade minister Andrew Robb has contradicted the government's claims it's a media beat-up.

THE GLOBAL FORCES SHAPING AUSTRALIAN MINING

THE GLOBAL FORCES SHAPING AUSTRALIAN MINING

My simple thesis tonight is that an unprecedented and unexpected surge in demand from one country, China, drove the mining boom, and further new demand from China, and other countries in our region, can sustain such growth for several decades if we play our cards correctly.

Shy farmers must speak out to metro audience on big media issues

Shy farmers must speak out to metro audience on big media issues

As a general statement Australians do love farmers, but they also have little empathy with bush concerns if they don’t easily understand or relate to them – especially when they’ve got plenty of their own cost of living or transport issues to deal with each week.

Why I'm grateful to James Packer

Why I'm grateful to James Packer

It’s very courageous for someone in his position to open up about his mental health and to admit to the problems that he’s dealing with publicly is an act of great courage and an act of generosity to so many.