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  1. ego2spare

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    Who else is there apart from the Chinese? :/
     
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    group buy? :p
     
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    Saudi's, LPTs, AACo, people like Packer (although he was selling down his father's holdings), super funds (local plus international)?
     
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    There should be a law that stops large properties like that falling into foreign hands.
     
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    But it's okay if an Australian company wanted to buy a large asset portfolio overseas? (Such as BHP buying 1.5 million acres in the USA in 2011.) But don't worry. I'm guessing there's enough xenophobic protectionists within the ALP and the Nationals to make sure any possible FIRB approval for is scuttled. How dare the Kidman's receive more than what an Australian based entity is willing to pay them!! It's not like it's their property or anything. And the Perth Mint should be banned from selling our gold to any of those bastard foreigners as well. :mad:
     
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    If China would allow Australians to buy land there I would be more inclined to agree.
     
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    mmm....shiney! Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Two wrongs make a right? :rolleyes:
     
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    Just because other countries sell vast sections of their land to foreigners doesn't mean that we have to.

    That Kidman property is too much land to fall into foreign hands. That's my opinion.
     
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    Most Chinese people are not allowed to buy land in their own country. The State owns most of it.
     
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    Fancy not being able to sell something you have owned and improved for over a century because some unrelated persons have an opinion about the background of potential buyers.
     
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    And the Chinese and Russians ban a lot of outward migration as well. We should do the same because it's just not fair for us to sell our people to countries that won't let us buy theirs.
     
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    ???

    They can sell it to an Australian, or does nobody here want it??
     
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    ???

    What's it got to do with you? :cool:
     
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    He wants it but isn't willing or able to pay for it. I think interventionists call it "an externality" or something and then use that as an excuse to subsidise, tax, regulate or ban things.

    Externality [n]: An unobservable aspect associated with an observable market transaction that people say:
    (a) they like or want but aren't willing to pay for.
    (b) they don't like or don't want but aren't willing to pay to prevent.
     
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    Nothing other then I am an Australian. :cool:
     
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    I'm pretty sure selling property to the highest bidder has become an Australian hobby? There are even TV shows about it, who cares where the buyer comes from?

    Why should we force them to take less than what someone is willing to pay?
     
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    Maybe it should be returned to the traditional, native owners?
     
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    Does being an Australian give you a right to dictate to others what they should do with their private property?
     

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