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Farmers are concerned over calls to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production

Ben Peckham Australian FARMERS have demanded an overhaul of foreign investment rules ahead of any attempt to harness Asian capital to boost the nation’s food production. Trade Minister Craig Emerson has outlined a plan to use Chinese and Indian investment … Continue reading

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‘Extreme capitalism’ – Dick Smith slams Coles boss

Source: SMH Coles boss Ian McLeod is destroying the livelihoods of Australian farmers and wiping them out with a ‘‘new form of extreme capitalism’’, says entrepreneur Dick Smith. Mr Smith’s comments follow reports that the supermarket chief pocketed a $15.6 … Continue reading

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