Australia will review the 99-year lease of Darwin Port by a Chinese firm, on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
Australia will review the 99-year lease of Darwin Port by a Chinese firm, on national security grounds. Photo: Handout

China-Australia relations: ripping up Chinese firm’s Darwin Port lease could cost Canberra

  • A revocation of the 99-year deal on national security grounds could have serious financial and commercial ramifications
  • Lease by Landbridge Group began in 2015 and triggered a sharp reply from Washington over not being consulted about the deal

Australia will review the 99-year lease of Darwin Port by a Chinese firm, on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
Australia will review the 99-year lease of Darwin Port by a Chinese firm, on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
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