Australian security and counter-terrorism

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Aukus: Biden urged to fast-track research into submarines using non-weapons grade uranium
US lawmakers are concerned that if Australia’s new nuclear submarines use enriched fuel it could undermine global non-proliferation system

Daniel Hurst

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Coles and Woolworths ordered to dump more than 5,200 tonnes of soft plastic into landfill – as it happened
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Jordyn Beazley (now) and Natasha May (earlier)

03, Feb, 2023 @7:18 AM

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PM flags overhaul of Australia’s counter-terror laws to combat ‘real threat’ of rightwing extremism
Recent murders of police officers at Wieambilla highlight need for action to protect community safety, Anthony Albanese says

Josh Butler and Daniel Hurst

03, Feb, 2023 @4:58 AM

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Australia imposes sanctions on Iranian officials and Myanmar’s military ruler
Tehran targeted for crackdown on protests and supply of drones to Russia, while measures against Min Aung Hlaing come two years after he led coup

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @12:58 PM

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NSW clubs boss sacked after comments about premier – as it happened
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Rafqa Touma and Natasha May and Martin Farrer (earlier)

31, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Australia and France agree arms deal for Ukraine as talks seek to bury Aukus debacle
The countries will jointly supply thousands of artillery shells to Kyiv after talks in Paris to kickstart ‘new cooperation between defence industries’

Kim Willsher in Paris

30, Jan, 2023 @5:20 PM

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Labor flags law reforms to stop cases involving national security being cloaked in secrecy
Bernard Collaery welcomes proposed changes as attorney general recognises importance of open justice and public interest

Henry Belot and Christopher Knaus

26, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australian officials warned in 2021 about possible recruitment of ex-ADF members by Chinese military
Unclear what action, if any, then defence minister Peter Dutton took at the time

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

16, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Country of fear: Australia of 2002 was preoccupied with national security
Cabinet papers 2002: even before the Bali attacks, the Howard government passed sweeping anti-terrorism laws in response to 9/11

Tory Shepherd and Australian Associated Press

31, Dec, 2022 @6:59 PM

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Cryptocurrency becomes mainstream option for money laundering and funding of terrorism, Austrac says
Australia’s financial intelligence agency warns that Russian paramilitary groups are soliciting crypto via social media to buy weapons for Ukraine conflict

Henry Belot

23, Dec, 2022 @2:07 AM

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Eight more bans for Melbourne football violence – as it happened
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Elias Visontay and Natasha May (earlier)

22, Dec, 2022 @7:33 AM

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Flood warnings issued for Murray River in South Australia – as it happened
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Josh Taylor, Caitlin Cassidy and Martin Farrer

17, Dec, 2022 @5:37 AM

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