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17 Apr 2014Agrimoney
'Incredibly high' NZ land prices divert Aquila to Australia
The "incredibly high" prices of New Zealand dairy farms have prompted Aquila Capital to switch its investment drive to Australia.
12 Apr 2014ABC
Rules for foreign investment in farmland 'won't change' despite free trade talks with China
Trade Minister Andrew Robb has assured his Coalition colleagues there will be no changes to foreign investment rules on farmland as part of a trade deal with China.
31 Mar 2014Financial Review
Twynam's Gundaline sold to Southern Ag
Southern Agricultural Resources Limited – a fund backed by overseas investors – has purchased Twynam Group's Gundaline Station in Australia's NSW Riverina for about $25 million.
27 Mar 2014ABC
Foreign investment in agriculture
Should foreign investment in Australian agricultural land and infrastructure be strictly limited? An Intelligence Squared debate presented by the St James Ethics Centre at Sydney's City Recital Hall.
27 Mar 2014The Australian
Asian investors 'face more scrutiny' on farm deals, says Fitzgibbon
Trade deal with South Korea cuts the value of Australian farmland purchases that attract scrutiny from the Foreign Investment Review Board from $53 million to $15m.
27 Mar 2014Central Advocate
Macquarie adds to its holdings in WA farmland
Investment bank Macquarie Group is buying two farms in Australia's "wheatbelt" bringing its total holdings in Western Australia to 45,000 ha.
26 Mar 2014The Australian
Asian investors want $1bn farm deals but sector not ready
Foreign companies, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds are ready and willing to invest in the Australian farm sector, but many parts of the industry are still not investment-ready.
13 Mar 2014ABC
Vietnamese company after NT land for dragon fruit megafarm
The CT Group has revealed plans to grow up to 10,000 hectares of dragon fruit in Australia's Northern Territory.
03 Mar 2014Wall Street Journal
The gritty side of farmland investing
Worldwide, farmland is a hot investment area, but it’s also controversial, opaque, illiquid and sometimes relies on local operation that presents a risk of fraud.
17 Feb 2014The Land
China investors eye Undabri
Chinese buyers are in negotiations to buy another well-known south-west Queensland cropping property of 11,935 ha for more than $36 million.
13 Feb 2014The Land
Olam's $211m almond deal
Olam international has concluded a $211 million sale for its vast Victorian almond orchards on the Murray River at Mildura and Robinvale as part of a minimum 18-year lease-back deal.
12 Feb 2014ABC
PNG's land scandal inquiry names an Australian-led company
A Commission of Inquiry in Papua New Guinea has recommended an Australian-led company involved in obtaining leases over more than two million hectares of traditional land be investigated for criminal misconduct and conspiracy.

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