The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP
The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP

China-Australia ties face new hit as Canberra gets veto on foreign deals

  • Australian parliament votes in new law that allows foreign minister to scrap agreements between foreign nations and state and territory governments
  • Law is widely seen as aimed at deals involving Beijing, including Victoria’s controversial agreement to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative

Topic |   China-Australia relations
The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP
The Australian and Chinese flags in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Photo: AFP
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