Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews holds a British ten pound note at a function to formally apologise to descendants of Chinese migrants who were targeted by a racist ten pound tax some 160 years ago. Photo: EPA

Why has an Australian state broken ranks with Canberra to sign up to China’s belt and road?

  • Victoria embraces Beijing’s infrastructure initiative
  • Move “likely to cause unease” in Canberra, which has concerns over Beijing’s regional ambitions amid claims of Chinese meddling in Australian politics
Topic |   China-Australia relations

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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews holds a British ten pound note at a function to formally apologise to descendants of Chinese migrants who were targeted by a racist ten pound tax some 160 years ago. Photo: EPA
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