Foreign Investment

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The issue of foreign investment in Australia has caused considerable public debate. The Lowy Institute Poll has included various questions about foreign investment, including investment in agricultural land, other sectors of the economy, and residential real estate.

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2016: Foreign Investment in Australian Farmland

Are you personally in favour or against the Australian government allowing foreign companies to buy Australian farmland?


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*In 2012, this question was asked about ‘allowing foreign companies to buy Australian farmland to grow crops or farm livestock’

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2015: Foreign Investment in Australian Residential Real Estate

Do you think the Australian government is allowing too much investment, allowing about the right amount of investment, or not allowing enough investment in Australian residential real estate from: …


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2014: Chinese Investment in Australia

Overall, do you think the Australian government is: allowing too much investment from China, allowing about the right amount of investment from China, or not allowing enough investment from China?


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