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  • Hammer blow for Huawei as 5G ban looms in Australia

    ​Australia is preparing to ban Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for its planned 5G broadband network after its intelligence agencies raised concerns that Beijing could force the Chinese telco to hand over sensitive data, two sources said.

  • States and territories agree on national biometric database

    ​State and territory leaders have agreed with federal government plans to establish a national facial biometric matching capability, which will bring together passport, visa, citizenship and driver licence images into a single database.

  • Turnbull sides with broadcasters on fee rebates

    Shadow communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has sided with free-to-air broadcasters in their campaign to permanently lower spectrum licence fees, noting the rising tide of internet protocol television as competition to traditional television magnates.