AUSTRALIA AND CHINA AGREE TO COOPERATE ON CYBER SECURITY

Australia and China have agreed to enhanced cyber security cooperation following discussions between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Meng Jianzhu, Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Commission for Political and Legal Affairs in Sydney on 21 April. This follows Prime Minister Turnbull raising cyber-enabled intellectual property theft issues with Premier Li Keqiang during his visit to Australia in March. In the 21 April talks, Australia and China agreed that neither country would conduct or support cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property, trade secrets or confidential business…

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100-YEAR-OLD ANZAC FOOTAGE PUBLISHED BY NFSA

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) has published a selection of early 20th century films and songs online, to commemorate Anzac Day 2017. Highlights include a ‘mimic warfare’ training exercise in Sydney’s Moore Park, (with children running on the training battlefield); returned soldiers recovering in hospitals and supporting enlistment campaigns, and a 1916 cinema ad asking Australians to ‘carve’ Anzac Day ‘deep-cut in the Calendar of Time’. Also featured are images of Edward VIII, then Prince of Wales, decorating Australian soldiers in France, as well as an…

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17-121MR You could have a share in $1.1 billion of unclaimed money

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is urging Australians to do a quick and free search on ASIC’s MoneySmart website to see if a share of $1.1 billion of unclaimed money is theirs. ‘There are more than a million records of unclaimed money from dormant bank accounts, life insurance, shares and other investments waiting to be claimed and we’re keen to reunite people with their money’, said Peter Kell, ASIC’s Deputy Chairman. ‘Unclaimed money is transferred to the Commonwealth after it’s been unclaimed usually for seven years. The unclaimed…

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