Month: September 2022

Draft US-Pacific declaration shows diplomatic wrangling over security, climate change – ABC News


A draft joint declaration being negotiated by the United States and Pacific Island countries condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, flags intensifying American security cooperation with the region and declares climate change is the “highest priority” and “single greatest existential threat” to the Pacific.Key points:The historic Pacific-US summit is…

Optus data breach updates LIVE: Talks underway for banks to step up protection against Optus hack – The Australian Financial Review


11 mins ago – 12.47PMAustralia in ‘no rush’ to change the $5 noteTreasurer Jim Chalmer also flagged that he has had conversations with Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe on the status of Australia’s $5 note following the death of Queen Elizabeth. He said there is no rush to…