In northern Australia, the Port of Darwin has been leased by Landbridge Group, a Chinese company. There have been calls for the Australian government to revoke the lease on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
In northern Australia, the Port of Darwin has been leased by Landbridge Group, a Chinese company. There have been calls for the Australian government to revoke the lease on national security grounds. Photo: Handout

Australian defence review finds no national security grounds to overturn Chinese lease of Darwin port

  • ‘Australians know this foreign privatisation deal should never have happened on [Prime Minister] Morrison’s watch’, opposition party says
  • While not officially released, Australian media have reported on the review commissioned by the cabinet’s National Security Committee

Topic |   China-Australia relations
In northern Australia, the Port of Darwin has been leased by Landbridge Group, a Chinese company. There have been calls for the Australian government to revoke the lease on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
In northern Australia, the Port of Darwin has been leased by Landbridge Group, a Chinese company. There have been calls for the Australian government to revoke the lease on national security grounds. Photo: Handout
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