Australia to spend $726 million to upgrade strategic northern airbase
Friday, 21 February 2020 Australia will spend A$1.1 billion ($725.9 million) to upgrade an airbase in the country's tropical north, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, a development that increases Canberra's military armory in the Pacific.
Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub. Libby Hogan reports.
Australia is under increasing cyber attack from a “sophisticated state-based cyber actor”, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said. He would not name the state responsible, and said he made the threat public to raise awareness.
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Australia's government will run record budget deficits this year and next as it spends big on stimulus and infrastructure to cushion the economy from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, warning of tough times ahead. Libby Hogan reports.
Authorities in Australia's most populous state, New South Wales, are trying to block a Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney scheduled for Saturday, citing the risk of a coronavirus outbreak. Ryan Brooks reports.
It was supposed to be a symbol of Prime Minister Scott Morrison's command over the Australian economy on Thursday (June 4), but his press conference to announce a fourth stimulus package briefly turned comical when he and reporters were told by a local to get off his newly reseeded grass.