Beijing Attacks Australia Every Single Night: Former Defence Minister
Every day Beijing launches cyberattacks against Australian businesses and government departments, former Labor Senator Stephen Conroy has revealed.
The ex-defence minister made the comments after Labor elder and former Prime Minister Paul Keating claimed the Chinese Communist Party posed no military threat to Australia.
Keating’s remarks formed part of a stinging and extensive critique of the AUKUS deal where he lambasted Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Foreign Minister Penny Wong, and Defence Minister Richard Marles for continuing with the trilateral deal—viewed as a bulwark against Chinese military aggression in the Indo-Pacific.
In response, Conroy said Keating avoided several major issues while saying the most “laughable and embarrassing” part was to claim Beijing only posed a threat if it physically invaded Australia….