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News Government General
September 25, 2020  

Australian think tank finds 380 detention camps in Xinjiang

Satellite images and official construction tender documents map out the locations.

News Manufacturing General
September 1, 2020  

China blocks Australian supplier’s barley amid trade spats

Beijing is angry at Australia for supporting calls for an investigation into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic.

News Metals General
August 24, 2020  

Rio Tinto CEO loses $3.5M over destroyed indigenous sites

Follows the destruction in May of two 46,000-year-old rock shelters in Juukan George in Western Australia state.

News Government General
June 17, 2020  

Australia accuses China and Russia of virus disinformation

EU report cites dangerous claims that drinking bleach as a cure of the disease and washing hands doesn’t help prevent its spread.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
May 15, 2020  

China uses trade as weapon to silence virus criticism

Some Australian beef imports blocked after government called for a robust inquiry into the outbreak and rebuffed Chinese demands to back off.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 18, 2020  

GM plans to pull out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

Detroit automaker wants to focus on markets where it can drive strong returns, making the same moves in Japan, Russia and Europe.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 25, 2019  

Australia investigates China plot to plant spy in Parliament

Accused of bribing a luxury car dealer, now deceased, to run as a candidate.

News Manufacturing General
May 1, 2019  

BRP acquiring majority stake in Australia’s largest aluminum boat maker

Telwater will become part of BRP’s Marine Group as an independent line.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 26, 2019  

Saputo buying specialty cheese business in Australia for $265M

Includes two manufacturing facilities in Tasmania, employs approximately 400 people.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General Production
July 19, 2018  

Saputo sells Australian dairy operations for $244M

Condition set by Australia’s regulators for Saputo’s $1.3 billion takeover of the Murray Goulburn Co-operative.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 18, 2018  

EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum

Negotiations between the European Union and Australia to begin in July.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 6, 2017  

Feds planning to push back delivery date for new fighter jets: sources

Defence officials don’t expect the first new plane to be delivered for another eight years, around 2026.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 6, 2017  

Feds worry Aussie fighter jets could dredge up disastrous used sub saga

Trudeau government’s plan to buy new Super Hornets from Boeing is dead.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 24, 2017  

CBSA signs mutual recognition deal with Australia

Arrangement recognizes each country’s Trusted Trader program members.

News Manufacturing General
March 23, 2017  

Chinese premier warns Australia against protectionism

The two countries will detail an expansion of their two-year-old bilateral free trade pact.