Frydenberg says Putin has territorial ambitions past simply Ukraine
Josh Frydenberg was requested if he believed the Russian president Vladimir Putin may flip the invasion into Ukraine nuclear.
He says it’s no secret that Putin might have ambitions past merely controlling Ukraine.
Nobody needs to see an escalation … however these are the hazards of the instances and the madness of what Putin has finished … I’m frightened there may very well be an escalation past the borders …
I’m frightened that there may very well be an escalation past the borders and little doubt. That’s what different European nations or neighbouring nations are involved about …
I don’t suppose it’s a secret that, I feel it’s know that he’s received a higher Russia goal right here.
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Frydenberg discusses monetary assist for Ukraine
Australia has once more escalated our financial assist of Ukraine, committing to purchasing deadly weapons to assist them repel invading Russian forces.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is talking to ABC radio about this now.
Simply to get a way of when will we discover out the amount of cash we’re committing to this difficulty … we’re working the small print by means of you’ll find out in all probability immediately.
I imply, we’re going to start out with an preliminary cost. Will probably be within the tens of millions, and it’s not going to be the identical form of quantum that United States or the UK would supply however you recognize, the place we will …
We’ve been very forthright in calling on america and European companions to take away Russia’s entry to Swift, the international payment system which is so essential is so essential for Russian firms in Russian banks.
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Good morning all, it’s Matilda Boseley right here to deliver you all of the information updates this morning.
After all, we have now to start out in Queensland the place the demise toll from the flood has risen to seven after a 59-year-old Carseldine man died at Fitzgibbon, a suburb north of Brisbane, on Sunday afternoon.
Police say he was attempting to cross Cabbage Tree Creek on foot when he was swept away. Two witnesses raised the alarm and went to his help however regardless of their finest efforts and people of attending paramedics he died on the scene.
Main flood warnings are in place for areas from Gympie in Queensland to Grafton in northern NSW, as the extraordinary rain storm strikes south over the border.
Whereas the rain has eased, Brisbane’s lord mayor, Adrian Schrinner, mentioned that flood water is ready to peak at 4m round 8am immediately, a full meter larger than yesterday’s peak.
In the intervening time in Brisbane, we have now round 200 to 300 folks within the evacuation centres.
When it comes to SES calls, simply yesterday, we had nearly 1,000 SES requires assist … There have been a whole lot of lives saved already, however, tragically, nonetheless too many lives have been misplaced and that’s why we’re saying – keep away, keep indoors, keep secure.
Virtually a thousand colleges might be closed in 13 native authorities areas on Monday, and residents are being warned to keep away from all nonessential journey.
Transport and fundamental roads minister Mark Bailey says there might be important highway closures and restricted public transport choices throughout the area.
We’ve needed to shut components of the Gateway Motorway, Ipswich Motorway, Bruce Freeway, and dozens of main roads throughout south-east Queensland.
In some areas, together with Lismore, even homes on stilts are flooding, with residents compelled to shelter on their roofs and await rescue.
I’ll deliver you extra updates all through the morning. Let’s bounce into the day.