Consular staff are not qualified to advise on taxation matters.
Do I Need to Pay Australian Tax?
For advice about individual taxation issues you should contact a tax accountant or the Taxation Department in your state in Australia.
Information on the Australia/China tax agreement can be found at the Beijing Municipal Office, State Administration Taxation of China web site.
Alternatively, visit the Australian Taxation Office web site.
Australians who need to prepare tax returns may look up website www.ato.gov.au for Tax Packs.
Contacting the Australian Tax Offices