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DEFENCE DATA DEBACLE

Yet again we the voting public are confronted with news of another ‘security breech’ where cyber hackers compromised computers of a national security contractor in July last year as reported by Sky News. Apparently the Government’s Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) only became aware of the hack last November. Amazing! The Defence Annual report 2012-13 contained an article entitled ‘New centre to strengthen cyber security’. The article continued saying ‘Cyber threats continue to evolve at a dramatic rate, so cyber defence remains a top national security priority for the Australian Government’. So what’s new since those prophetic statements were

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Grant Goldman Editorial Wednesday 11 October 2017

Go the NIMBYS! The State Government is encouraged by the Business Council of Australia to think big when it comes to our future but at what cost! Who pays, it’s you the voter-taxpayer not the Business Community? Don’t they now know that any assets of value that was producing rivers of gold income streams for the Government are now gone, after already being flogged-off by ‘fire sale’ Mike!  Our asset cupboard is now Baird!  [Taxation being the only remaining means to raise state revenue]. Reported in the Daily Telegraph’s front page of October 9; Think again by Mathew Benns;