Farmers hope foreign-owned farm register will ease investment concerns

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-09-07/foreign-farm-land-ownership/7821796

Foreign-owned farmland by country:

Country Hectares owned
United Kingdom 27.5 million
United States 7.7 million
Netherlands 3 million
Singapore 1.9 million
China 1.5 million
Philippines 1.1 million
Switzerland 1.1 million
Jersey 944,000
Indonesia 774,000
Japan 685,000

Foreign-owned farmland by state:

State Hectares owned Number of properties
Queensland 17.7 million 1,345
Northern Territory 15.2 million 71
Western Australia 8.8 million 917
South Australia 7.2 million 614
NSW/ACT 2.4 million 1,798
Victoria 607,000 1,558
Tasmania 342,000 911

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