Politicians are using burner phones or their staff members’ devices to access TikTok, as pressure mounts on the government to enact a total ban of the Chinese-owned app on all government devices. The Opposition’s spokesman for cybersecurity and foreign interference, James Paterson, said the government should not only ban theContinue Reading

Australia’s banks remain “unquestionably strong” and local financial markets are “still functioning” despite being volatile amid growing global strain. Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Chris Kent has sought to allay domestic fears of global economic meltdown after a $4bn rescue plan was announced for Swiss bank Credit Suisse overnight.Continue Reading