Is the defence budget enough for countering China? China is ramping up it’s military belligerence within our immediate geographical region and has threatened to strike Australian soil with long-range missiles.
Joint naval patrols with Indonesia and the pledge to build a city in Daru are concerning factors to consider. Australia may have to significantly ramp up military spending.
Everyday private media is looking more and more like state-controlled media. From unfounded COVID-19 fear mongering, to selective reporting, to pushing narratives that only seek to divide, the need has never been greater for media that challenges the status quo.