Xi has issued a notice to his country’s military that they should prepare for war, signalling a significant change in the superpower’s foreign policy.
Morrison said that Australia intends to acquire long-range missiles and other military capabilities that would "deter" potential conflicts in the future.
More than 110 countries, including Canada, have joined with Australia in pushing for an independent investigation into the origins of the coronavirus.
Australia will offer full support in Taiwan’s return to the WHO. This comes after the WHO suppressed information on Taiwan’s coronavirus prevention efforts.
A leading Chinese official has urged Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to discontinue an independent inquiry into the beginnings of the coronavirus.
The Australian government has introduced a contact tracing app that will be used to curb the spread of COVID-19, and may make it mandatory.
“If they’re not in a position to be able to support themselves, then there is the alternative for them to return to their home countries," Morrison said, addressing the nation.
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