Economy Jun 05

Australia eyes new national security test for foreign investment

Government to introduce powers to review even small-scale investments in sensitive sectors such as telecoms, critical infrastructure and defence from 2021

by AFP
Australia eyes new national security test for foreign investment
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attends a video-conference with G20 leaders to discuss the coronavirus in March 2020. He has said Canberra will review even small investments in critical sectors. Photo: Gary Ramage / AFP