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Chinese ownership riles Australian voters

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Early voters in Australia's July 2 general election walk to a polling center at Sydney's Town Hall on June 29.   © Reuters

MELBOURNE -- The presence of investors from China jockeying for Australian farmland -- including territories the size of South Korea -- is fueling concerns that too much of the country is being sold to foreign investors.

And with an election imminent, the government in Canberra is sending a message to voters that it shares these concerns -- at least for now.

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