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Victoria's China deal has consequences for the whole nation

Victoria's China deal has consequences for the whole nation

The state of Victoria has taken the very unusual step – for a state or local government – of committing to China's Belt and Road Initiative. Read full article: Victoria's China deal has consequences f...→

Victoria's China deal has consequences for the whole nation

Victoria's China deal has consequences for the whole nation

The state of Victoria has taken the very unusual step – for a state or local government – of committing to China's Belt and Road Initiative. Read full article: Victoria's China deal has consequences f...→

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

The coach has won back-to-back series since taking over from Laurie Daley and will lead the Blues for another 12 months. Read full article: Fittler extends deal as State of Origin ...→

Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to go back to hard lockdown, expert warns

As Victoria braces for more cases, one expert predicts the state could need to return to a hard lockdown in the battle to beat the virus.... More than a millio [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to ...→

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state governments moved to relax internal restrictions more quickly. Now a spike in Melbou [...] Read full article: Victoria was already out of step with th...→

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pressuring Premier Daniel Andrews to rip up the controversial deal supporting China’s Belt and Road infrastructure plan. Read full article: Scott Morrison blasts premier over China...→

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Premier says he wants 'as many agreements as possible' with China amid questions over who he met with on a series of trips to China. Read full article: Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'st...→

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

On a seemingly ordinary October morning in 2018, senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade were blindsided in a pretty spectacular way. Read full article: Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and...→

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Sporting prodigy Wil Parker has reportedly signed a two-year contract with Cricket Victoria, turning his back on a potential career in the AFL. Read full article: Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-...→

State of Emergency in Victoria extended - Shepparton News

VICTORIA's State of Emergency will be extended for another three weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus and keep people safe as restrictions are cautiously ea [...] Read full article: State of Emergency in Victoria extended ...→

COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in Victoria | bharattimes.com

COVID-19 State of Emergency extended in Victoria has been extended for another three weeks until June 21 midnight. It is to keep slowing... Read full article: COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in...→

Andrews' deal with China undermines national unity: Dutton | Sky News Australia

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused the Victorian government of undermining national unity over a controversial deal it made with the Chinese govern [...] Read full article: Andrews' deal with China undermines nati...→

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Shepparton police will now have extra assistance from the skies following the rollout of the first of four state-of-the-art aircraft to join the Victoria Polic [...] Read full article: Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-t...→

Trump says China trade deal 'fully intact'

US President Donald Trump says the US-China trade deal is fully intact, just hours after a top adviser declared it "over". Read full article: Trump says China trade deal 'fully intac...→

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

When will we know what will happen with the fixture going forward? How far ahead will the AFL plan? And was the league actually lucky in how the weekend played [...] Read full article: Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria h...→

Victoria extends State of Emergency as the state records 19 new virus cases | Sky News Australia

Victoria is extending its State of Emergency for another four weeks and tightening restrictions following a worrying spike in coronavirus cases. The state has [...] Read full article: Victoria extends State of Emergency as t...→

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

HE’S richer than James Packer, has an entourage of bodyguards and is looking to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa. Read full article: China billionaire eyes hotel deal...→

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

Scott Morrison has blasted Victoria's Belt and Road Initiative agreement with China, saying it is against Australia's national interest. Read full article: 'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morr...→

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

If the state government walks away from the memorandum of understanding it first signed in 2018, it could potentially send a "bad message" to Beijing, Read full article: Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Au...→

'Deafening silence a shocking indictment' on Victoria's deal with communist China | Sky News Australia

Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson says the "enormous silence" shown by Victorian ministers on the state's Belt and Road deal with China is a "shocking indictment [...] Read full article: 'Deafening silence a shocking indictment...→

'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Victoria to China's Belt and Road deal | Sky News Australia

Victorian Shadow Attorney-General Edward O'Donohue says Daniel Andrews "should never have signed up to the Belt and Road initiative without getting feedback an [...] Read full article: 'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Vict...→

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Considerable COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will ease in NSW and Victoria on Monday, but the Victorian government has moved to extend its ‘State of Emergency’ [...] Read full article: Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria ...→

State’s secretive China deal slammed

State’s secretive China deal slammed

Victoria’s secretive agreement with China — part of its controversial Belt and Road Initiative — has come under scrutiny this week after the US threatened to “ [...] Read full article: State’s secretive China deal slammed...→

Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labor' for Vic-China investment deal | Sky News Australia

Media Commentator Karalee Katsambanis says the fact “Daniel Andrews has been rebuked by federal Labor” should “raise alarm bells and red flags”. Victoria is ex [...] Read full article: Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labo...→

'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China deal ‘shows the Premier has something to hide’ | Sky News Australia

The Belt and Road Agreement due to be signed by the Victorian government in June set a “hideous” precedent, according to former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bi [...] Read full article: 'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China de...→

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

US President Donald Trump said the phase one trade deal with China is "fully intact," after his adviser Peter Navarro sowed confusion and spurred a temporary s [...] Read full article: Trump says China deal 'fully intact' aft...→

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

A trade deal between the US and China is "over", largely because of Beijing's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says. Read full article: Trump adviser says China trade deal 'ove...→

The state of Victoria becomes the latest 'cancel culture target' | Sky News Australia

Herald Sun City Editor John Masanauskas says "there will be a huge backlash" against the proposed name-change for the state of Victoria, because "it does not h [...] Read full article: The state of Victoria becomes the latest...→

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

It's no wonder Beijing is threatening Australian exports. Five years on from signing the FTA, hawkish Canberra has reneged on giving equal treatment to foreign [...] Read full article: Why China thinks it's been dudded on fre...→

'Secret deal' between the Vatican and China 'backfires' on Chinese Catholics | Sky News Australia

The Chinese government has been “very successful in gaining a great deal of sway over the papacy” through a “secret deal” negotiated between Pope Francis and t [...] Read full article: 'Secret deal' between the Vatican and Ch...→

Inside state’s controversial China deal

Inside state’s controversial China deal

It was a secret arrangement that took foreign affairs officials by surprise, and now Victoria’s arrangement with Beijing is back in the spotlight. Read full article: Inside state’s controversial China deal...→

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

The Victorian government should address the issue by finding the most diplomatic way of extricating the state from these agreements while preserving the tradit [...] Read full article: Victoria needs to get in line with natio...→

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Premier Daniel Andrews insists Victorian involvement in China's controversial belt and road initiative is still a good deal for the state, but the state oppos. [...] Read full article: Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal...→

Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade deal with China is a dud

With the Belt and Road Initiative, Daniel Andrews has hung an albatross around the neck of his own and any future government of Victoria. Read full article: Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade ...→

No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’ before signing controversial China deal | Sky News Australia

Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has told Sky News categorically the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade “did not receive” [...] Read full article: No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’...→

Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China | bharattimes.com

Concerns have been expressed over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China. Victorian Opposition has said in a statement that it would end Read full article: Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road d...→

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien said the Belt and Road Initiative with China was not in the state's interest and he would abolish it, if elected. Read full article: 'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scr...→

Victoria is 'putting at risk our democracy' by inviting China into Australia | Sky News Australia

Former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bishop says the federal government needs to hit "Daniel Andrews around the head" over his introduction of the "Chinese Comm [...] Read full article: Victoria is 'putting at risk our democra...→

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

The coach has won back-to-back series since taking over from Laurie Daley and will lead the Blues for another 12 months. Read full article: Fittler extends deal as State of Origin ...→

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

US President Donald Trump said the phase one trade deal with China is "fully intact," after his adviser Peter Navarro sowed confusion and spurred a temporary s [...] Read full article: Trump says China deal 'fully intact' aft...→

Trump says China trade deal 'fully intact'

US President Donald Trump says the US-China trade deal is fully intact, just hours after a top adviser declared it "over". Read full article: Trump says China trade deal 'fully intac...→

Victoria extends State of Emergency as the state records 19 new virus cases | Sky News Australia

Victoria is extending its State of Emergency for another four weeks and tightening restrictions following a worrying spike in coronavirus cases. The state has [...] Read full article: Victoria extends State of Emergency as t...→

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

It's no wonder Beijing is threatening Australian exports. Five years on from signing the FTA, hawkish Canberra has reneged on giving equal treatment to foreign [...] Read full article: Why China thinks it's been dudded on fre...→

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

Scott Morrison has blasted Victoria's Belt and Road Initiative agreement with China, saying it is against Australia's national interest. Read full article: 'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morr...→

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Premier says he wants 'as many agreements as possible' with China amid questions over who he met with on a series of trips to China. Read full article: Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'st...→

Inside state’s controversial China deal

Inside state’s controversial China deal

It was a secret arrangement that took foreign affairs officials by surprise, and now Victoria’s arrangement with Beijing is back in the spotlight. Read full article: Inside state’s controversial China deal...→

'Deafening silence a shocking indictment' on Victoria's deal with communist China | Sky News Australia

Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson says the "enormous silence" shown by Victorian ministers on the state's Belt and Road deal with China is a "shocking indictment [...] Read full article: 'Deafening silence a shocking indictment...→

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Sporting prodigy Wil Parker has reportedly signed a two-year contract with Cricket Victoria, turning his back on a potential career in the AFL. Read full article: Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-...→

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Premier Daniel Andrews insists Victorian involvement in China's controversial belt and road initiative is still a good deal for the state, but the state oppos. [...] Read full article: Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal...→

'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Victoria to China's Belt and Road deal | Sky News Australia

Victorian Shadow Attorney-General Edward O'Donohue says Daniel Andrews "should never have signed up to the Belt and Road initiative without getting feedback an [...] Read full article: 'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Vict...→

State of Emergency in Victoria extended - Shepparton News

VICTORIA's State of Emergency will be extended for another three weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus and keep people safe as restrictions are cautiously ea [...] Read full article: State of Emergency in Victoria extended ...→

No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’ before signing controversial China deal | Sky News Australia

Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has told Sky News categorically the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade “did not receive” [...] Read full article: No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’...→

State’s secretive China deal slammed

State’s secretive China deal slammed

Victoria’s secretive agreement with China — part of its controversial Belt and Road Initiative — has come under scrutiny this week after the US threatened to “ [...] Read full article: State’s secretive China deal slammed...→

Andrews' deal with China undermines national unity: Dutton | Sky News Australia

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused the Victorian government of undermining national unity over a controversial deal it made with the Chinese govern [...] Read full article: Andrews' deal with China undermines nati...→

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien said the Belt and Road Initiative with China was not in the state's interest and he would abolish it, if elected. Read full article: 'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scr...→

'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China deal ‘shows the Premier has something to hide’ | Sky News Australia

The Belt and Road Agreement due to be signed by the Victorian government in June set a “hideous” precedent, according to former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bi [...] Read full article: 'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China de...→

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Shepparton police will now have extra assistance from the skies following the rollout of the first of four state-of-the-art aircraft to join the Victoria Polic [...] Read full article: Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-t...→

Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to go back to hard lockdown, expert warns

As Victoria braces for more cases, one expert predicts the state could need to return to a hard lockdown in the battle to beat the virus.... More than a millio [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to ...→

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

A trade deal between the US and China is "over", largely because of Beijing's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says. Read full article: Trump adviser says China trade deal 'ove...→

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

When will we know what will happen with the fixture going forward? How far ahead will the AFL plan? And was the league actually lucky in how the weekend played [...] Read full article: Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria h...→

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state governments moved to relax internal restrictions more quickly. Now a spike in Melbou [...] Read full article: Victoria was already out of step with th...→

The state of Victoria becomes the latest 'cancel culture target' | Sky News Australia

Herald Sun City Editor John Masanauskas says "there will be a huge backlash" against the proposed name-change for the state of Victoria, because "it does not h [...] Read full article: The state of Victoria becomes the latest...→

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

HE’S richer than James Packer, has an entourage of bodyguards and is looking to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa. Read full article: China billionaire eyes hotel deal...→

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pressuring Premier Daniel Andrews to rip up the controversial deal supporting China’s Belt and Road infrastructure plan. Read full article: Scott Morrison blasts premier over China...→

'Secret deal' between the Vatican and China 'backfires' on Chinese Catholics | Sky News Australia

The Chinese government has been “very successful in gaining a great deal of sway over the papacy” through a “secret deal” negotiated between Pope Francis and t [...] Read full article: 'Secret deal' between the Vatican and Ch...→

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

If the state government walks away from the memorandum of understanding it first signed in 2018, it could potentially send a "bad message" to Beijing, Read full article: Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Au...→

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

On a seemingly ordinary October morning in 2018, senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade were blindsided in a pretty spectacular way. Read full article: Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and...→

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

The Victorian government should address the issue by finding the most diplomatic way of extricating the state from these agreements while preserving the tradit [...] Read full article: Victoria needs to get in line with natio...→

Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade deal with China is a dud

With the Belt and Road Initiative, Daniel Andrews has hung an albatross around the neck of his own and any future government of Victoria. Read full article: Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade ...→

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Considerable COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will ease in NSW and Victoria on Monday, but the Victorian government has moved to extend its ‘State of Emergency’ [...] Read full article: Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria ...→

COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in Victoria | bharattimes.com

COVID-19 State of Emergency extended in Victoria has been extended for another three weeks until June 21 midnight. It is to keep slowing... Read full article: COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in...→

Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China | bharattimes.com

Concerns have been expressed over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China. Victorian Opposition has said in a statement that it would end Read full article: Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road d...→

Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labor' for Vic-China investment deal | Sky News Australia

Media Commentator Karalee Katsambanis says the fact “Daniel Andrews has been rebuked by federal Labor” should “raise alarm bells and red flags”. Victoria is ex [...] Read full article: Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labo...→

Victoria is 'putting at risk our democracy' by inviting China into Australia | Sky News Australia

Former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bishop says the federal government needs to hit "Daniel Andrews around the head" over his introduction of the "Chinese Comm [...] Read full article: Victoria is 'putting at risk our democra...→

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

Fittler extends deal as State of Origin coach

The coach has won back-to-back series since taking over from Laurie Daley and will lead the Blues for another 12 months. Read full article: Fittler extends deal as State of Origin ...→

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-the-art aircraft - Shepparton News

Shepparton police will now have extra assistance from the skies following the rollout of the first of four state-of-the-art aircraft to join the Victoria Polic [...] Read full article: Victoria Police rolls out new state-of-t...→

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

Trump says China deal 'fully intact' after Navarro roils markets

US President Donald Trump said the phase one trade deal with China is "fully intact," after his adviser Peter Navarro sowed confusion and spurred a temporary s [...] Read full article: Trump says China deal 'fully intact' aft...→

Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to go back to hard lockdown, expert warns

As Victoria braces for more cases, one expert predicts the state could need to return to a hard lockdown in the battle to beat the virus.... More than a millio [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Victoria: State may need to ...→

Trump says China trade deal 'fully intact'

US President Donald Trump says the US-China trade deal is fully intact, just hours after a top adviser declared it "over". Read full article: Trump says China trade deal 'fully intac...→

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

Trump adviser says China trade deal 'over' - McIvor Times

A trade deal between the US and China is "over", largely because of Beijing's handling of the COVID-19 outbreak, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says. Read full article: Trump adviser says China trade deal 'ove...→

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria has become the scourge of the nation'

When will we know what will happen with the fixture going forward? How far ahead will the AFL plan? And was the league actually lucky in how the weekend played [...] Read full article: Real Footy podcast: 'It seems Victoria h...→

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state gover

Victoria was already out of step with the rest of Australia as other state governments moved to relax internal restrictions more quickly. Now a spike in Melbou [...] Read full article: Victoria was already out of step with th...→

Victoria extends State of Emergency as the state records 19 new virus cases | Sky News Australia

Victoria is extending its State of Emergency for another four weeks and tightening restrictions following a worrying spike in coronavirus cases. The state has [...] Read full article: Victoria extends State of Emergency as t...→

The state of Victoria becomes the latest 'cancel culture target' | Sky News Australia

Herald Sun City Editor John Masanauskas says "there will be a huge backlash" against the proposed name-change for the state of Victoria, because "it does not h [...] Read full article: The state of Victoria becomes the latest...→

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

China billionaire eyes hotel deal

HE’S richer than James Packer, has an entourage of bodyguards and is looking to buy the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa. Read full article: China billionaire eyes hotel deal...→

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

Why China thinks it's been dudded on free trade deal

It's no wonder Beijing is threatening Australian exports. Five years on from signing the FTA, hawkish Canberra has reneged on giving equal treatment to foreign [...] Read full article: Why China thinks it's been dudded on fre...→

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Scott Morrison blasts premier over China deal

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is pressuring Premier Daniel Andrews to rip up the controversial deal supporting China’s Belt and Road infrastructure plan. Read full article: Scott Morrison blasts premier over China...→

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morrison urges Victoria to scrap BRI deal

Scott Morrison has blasted Victoria's Belt and Road Initiative agreement with China, saying it is against Australia's national interest. Read full article: 'Inconsistent with foreign policy': Morr...→

'Secret deal' between the Vatican and China 'backfires' on Chinese Catholics | Sky News Australia

The Chinese government has been “very successful in gaining a great deal of sway over the papacy” through a “secret deal” negotiated between Pope Francis and t [...] Read full article: 'Secret deal' between the Vatican and Ch...→

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'stay the course' on China ties

Premier says he wants 'as many agreements as possible' with China amid questions over who he met with on a series of trips to China. Read full article: Andrew flags fresh BRI deal, vows to 'st...→

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Australia relationship: China expert

If the state government walks away from the memorandum of understanding it first signed in 2018, it could potentially send a "bad message" to Beijing, Read full article: Victoria could be peacemaker in China-Au...→

Inside state’s controversial China deal

Inside state’s controversial China deal

It was a secret arrangement that took foreign affairs officials by surprise, and now Victoria’s arrangement with Beijing is back in the spotlight. Read full article: Inside state’s controversial China deal...→

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and Road Initiative deal with China

On a seemingly ordinary October morning in 2018, senior officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade were blindsided in a pretty spectacular way. Read full article: Inside Victoria’s controversial Belt and...→

'Deafening silence a shocking indictment' on Victoria's deal with communist China | Sky News Australia

Liberal Senator Sarah Henderson says the "enormous silence" shown by Victorian ministers on the state's Belt and Road deal with China is a "shocking indictment [...] Read full article: 'Deafening silence a shocking indictment...→

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

Victoria needs to get in line with national position on China

The Victorian government should address the issue by finding the most diplomatic way of extricating the state from these agreements while preserving the tradit [...] Read full article: Victoria needs to get in line with natio...→

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-year deal with Victoria Cricket

Sporting prodigy Wil Parker has reportedly signed a two-year contract with Cricket Victoria, turning his back on a potential career in the AFL. Read full article: Cross-code prodigy Wil Parker signs two-...→

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal

Premier Daniel Andrews insists Victorian involvement in China's controversial belt and road initiative is still a good deal for the state, but the state oppos. [...] Read full article: Andrews stands by Victoria-China deal...→

'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Victoria to China's Belt and Road deal | Sky News Australia

Victorian Shadow Attorney-General Edward O'Donohue says Daniel Andrews "should never have signed up to the Belt and Road initiative without getting feedback an [...] Read full article: 'Arrogance' saw Daniel Andrews sign Vict...→

Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade deal with China is a dud

With the Belt and Road Initiative, Daniel Andrews has hung an albatross around the neck of his own and any future government of Victoria. Read full article: Belted and railroaded: Victoria's trade ...→

State of Emergency in Victoria extended - Shepparton News

VICTORIA's State of Emergency will be extended for another three weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus and keep people safe as restrictions are cautiously ea [...] Read full article: State of Emergency in Victoria extended ...→

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria as government extends State of Emergency

Considerable COVID-19 lockdown restrictions will ease in NSW and Victoria on Monday, but the Victorian government has moved to extend its ‘State of Emergency’ [...] Read full article: Pubs and restaurants reopen in Victoria ...→

No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’ before signing controversial China deal | Sky News Australia

Minister for International Development and the Pacific Alex Hawke has told Sky News categorically the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade “did not receive” [...] Read full article: No doubt Victoria ‘did not consult DFAT’...→

COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in Victoria | bharattimes.com

COVID-19 State of Emergency extended in Victoria has been extended for another three weeks until June 21 midnight. It is to keep slowing... Read full article: COVID-19: State of Emergency extended in...→

State’s secretive China deal slammed

State’s secretive China deal slammed

Victoria’s secretive agreement with China — part of its controversial Belt and Road Initiative — has come under scrutiny this week after the US threatened to “ [...] Read full article: State’s secretive China deal slammed...→

Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China | bharattimes.com

Concerns have been expressed over Victoria’s Belt and Road deal with China. Victorian Opposition has said in a statement that it would end Read full article: Concerns over Victoria’s Belt and Road d...→

Andrews' deal with China undermines national unity: Dutton | Sky News Australia

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has accused the Victorian government of undermining national unity over a controversial deal it made with the Chinese govern [...] Read full article: Andrews' deal with China undermines nati...→

Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labor' for Vic-China investment deal | Sky News Australia

Media Commentator Karalee Katsambanis says the fact “Daniel Andrews has been rebuked by federal Labor” should “raise alarm bells and red flags”. Victoria is ex [...] Read full article: Premier Andrews 'rebuked by federal Labo...→

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scrap BRI deal with China if elected

Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien said the Belt and Road Initiative with China was not in the state's interest and he would abolish it, if elected. Read full article: 'A dud deal': Opposition promises to scr...→

'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China deal ‘shows the Premier has something to hide’ | Sky News Australia

The Belt and Road Agreement due to be signed by the Victorian government in June set a “hideous” precedent, according to former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bi [...] Read full article: 'Lack of transparency’ over Vic-China de...→

Victoria is 'putting at risk our democracy' by inviting China into Australia | Sky News Australia

Former speaker of the house Bronwyn Bishop says the federal government needs to hit "Daniel Andrews around the head" over his introduction of the "Chinese Comm [...] Read full article: Victoria is 'putting at risk our democra...→