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Australian ranch the size of Ireland sold to Chinese investors

By Ivana Kottasova   @ivanakottasova
 CNN Money

Chinese investors are buying an Australian ranch the size of Ireland.

China’s Dakang Australia teamed up with Australian Rural Capital to buy the Kidman beef company and 77,300 square kilometers (30,000 square miles) of its land for $370 million Australian dollars ($288 million). 259 more words

Chinese investors may buy 1% of Australia for just $300mn

Published time: 21 Apr, 2016 10:55Edited time: 21 Apr, 2016 10:59

A farmer rides his horse as he herds his cattle towards stockyards near the outback Queensland town of Aramac, west of Brisbane, Australia © David Gray / Reuters… 408 more words

"Don't 'kid' yourself Australia - the LNP will still sell Kidman to the Chinese" says Bob Katter

S. Kidman & Co Ltd has pastoral leases covering 101,000 square kilometres in three states and the Northern Territory. Kidman cattle stations produce grass-fed beef for export to Japan, the USA and South East Asia. 364 more words


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I try to avoid watching or reading the news and current affairs sometimes. Because when I see it, it makes me angry or sad or both. 84 more words

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Alright Fangirls, I lived a rather sheltered life. I grew up in a home where I wasn’t allowed much TV time, and definitely not a lot of time watching movies intended for teenagers and adults. 610 more words


8 Feb 2016 (AFR) - Australian cattle stations boom: over $100m expected for Western Grazing pair

(8 February 2016, AFR, p31, by Matthew Cranston)

‘Australia’s cattle station market is charging back to life with a shortlist of bidders, including billionaire Brett Blundy, likely to send the price of two huge properties owned by one of the country’s biggest beef producers, the Oxenford family’s… 71 more words

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