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Sell the farm to buy a future as China’s food bowl

Lauren Quaintance Sydney Morning Herald PLANS to seek billions of dollars in Chinese investment to transform vast tracts of undeveloped land in northern Australia for farming would come at the expense of giving Australians access to affordable, good quality food, … Continue reading

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Deadly mosquito virus on rise in Australia

Source: 7News Cases of a deadly mosquito-borne virus increased dramatically in Australia last year, with further outbreaks possible this summer. Three people died and there were 16 confirmed cases of Murray Valley encephalitis virus in 2011, according to an article … Continue reading

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