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A Chinese spy ship that has been closely tracked by the Australian Defence Force has now arrived off the coast of Queensland to monitor joint military exercises.
• Defence sources say the Chinese spy ship is staying just outside Australia's territorial waters in the Coral Sea
• International interest is expected in Exercise Talisman Sabre war games involving Australian, US and Japanese militaries
• Spy ship is equipped with advanced communications systems for eavesdropping
Late last week the Chinese surveillance vessel began making its way south towards Australia ahead of the start of Exercise Talisman Sabre involving Australian, US and Japanese militaries.
Sources have told the ABC the spy ship has now reached Australia's "exclusive economic zone" in the Coral Sea, but is staying outside territorial waters
Mr. Barns said that meant it could be more difficult for journalists to claim public interest protections. And the public interest test does not apply to the public servant whistleblowers.
"New laws passed last year allow for a limited public interest defence which is provided to journalists and their publishers but it does not enable the source of the material to enjoy that protection," he said. ……
...."You can go to jail for long periods of time," he said. It sends a clear message to media organisations, journalists and sources that they are at risk if they publish information the Government doesn't want them to publish."
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and as for having a go at atrocities committed by soc troopers you need to grow up and get a grip but not of yourself i suggest you look into actions by men. the people you revere. the AIF and the 2nd AIF before you and that left wing mob of clown wankers at the ABC start trying to destroy the generation now in uniform they all wrote you a check. stating this check is redeemable by you the australian public to the value of Up To and Including My Life as far as im concerned the ABC buildings should be handed over the Air Force as bloody bombing ranges bloody civilians foxtrot up the LORDS prayer if they knew how to say it