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Australia news live: Optus taken to court by watchdog over 2022 cyber attack; Plibersek in microphone mishap during Sky News interview

Australia news live: Optus taken to court by watchdog over 2022 cyber attack; Plibersek in microphone mishap during Sky News interview



Labor environment minister overheard saying ‘Don’t say anything horrible about James Paterson’ during Liberal senator’s interview. Follow liveGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastEd Husic details government’s new battery strategyThe industry and science minister, Ed Husic, has been speaking to ABC RN about the government’s newly unveiled national battery strategy. As Karen Middleton reports, the strategy is aimed at turning Australia from a “dig-and-ship” economy that sells off its critical minerals into a powerhouse manufacturer of better and safer renewable energy storage.China is obviously the biggest producer [and] a lot of countries are recognising that their dependency on that concentrated supply chain isn’t in [their] national interest longer-term. If there are disruptions to that supply, either accidental or otherwise, we’re left vulnerable and these are in terms of the batteries themselves – they’re complex in nature. It’s also driven by software, so we need to have safe and secure batteries, energy storage systems, longer term. Continue reading…



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Author : Emily Wind

Publish date : 2024-05-23 03:44:54

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