Tag: Darwin Port

Why did the Northern Territory lease Darwin Port to Chinese-owned company Landbridge? – ABC News

The Darwin port from an aerial view.

Corflutes of Scott Morrison and Tina MacFarlane in Darwin.

From the outset, it was a controversial arrangement: one that’s remained in the spotlight amid increasingly fraught tensions between the Australian and Chinese governments, and China’s new security pact with Solomon Islands.

Along the city’s main commuter routes, corflutes have cropped up bearing the frowning face of the Prime Minister and the words: “MORRISON & THE CLP SOLD THE PORT. VOTE HIM OUT!!”.

Source: Why did the Northern Territory lease Darwin Port to Chinese-owned company Landbridge? – ABC News