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Labor says Scott Morrison’s ‘megaphone diplomacy’ is making Australia’s China relationship ‘terrible’

Labor deputy leader Richard Marles says Australia’s relationship with China is “terrible”, accusing Prime Minister Scott Morrison of using “megaphone diplomacy” against the nation’s largest trading partner. Mr Marles, Labor’s defence spokesman, has just returned from a three-day study tour of Beijing. “The state of the relationship as it exists[Read More…]

AFP raids home owned by Defence Department official

The Australian Federal Police have raided the home of a government official in Canberra.Today’s operation follows earlier moves on the home of a News Corp Australia journalist and at the ABC’s Ultimo headquarters in Sydney as the AFP pursues investigations of defence leaks. The home is owned by Defence Department[Read More…]