Treasurer Josh Frydenberg issued with 24/7 security detail due to threats | Sky News Australia

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been issued with a 24/7 security detail after threats were made against him amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been issued with a 24/7 security detail after threats were made against him amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been issued with a 24\u002F7 security detail after threats were made against him amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. \n\nAn Australian Federal Police detail was deployed for the Treasurer at the beginning of last month. \n\nThe West Australian is reporting this 'is the first time an Australian Treasurer has been issued with around-the-clock guards'. \n\nQueensland shadow Tourism Minister David Crisafulli says while “only a very small minority would seek to cause threat or harm,” a more “aggressive tone” has been adopted in political debate off the back of an increased use of social media. \n\nThe era of social media has coupled a complete “lack of accountability” with absolute “power,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. \n\n“People get behind that keyboard and spew vitriol” which creates an “undercurrent of hatred which is very dangerous”. \n\nImage: News Corp Australia

05/05/2020|2minTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has been issued with a 24/7 security detail after threats were made against him amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. An Australian Federal Police detail was deployed for the Treasurer at the beginning of last month. The West Australian is reporting this "is the first time an Australian Treasurer has been issued with around-the-clock guards". Queensland shadow Tourism Minister David Crisafulli says while “only a very small minority would seek to cause threat or harm,” a more “aggressive tone” has been adopted in political debate off the back of an increased use of social media. The era of social media has coupled a complete “lack of accountability” with absolute “power,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. “People get behind that keyboard and spew vitriol” which creates an “undercurrent of hatred which is very dangerous”. Image: News Corp Australia

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UnAustralian behaviour. We get more like America everyday, where human life is considered cheap. Probably a Loony Left teardrop keyboard warrior having another meltdown. Well that tells you he isn't doing a great job!!!!! Not surprising. People are struggling to survive. People still waiting for payments to come through. Not everyone has 'savings' to see them through, they were only getting enough shifts before covid hit to see them through the week. Wake up.

That is because he is a dickhead. The security detail is for the protection of Australia.

RBA holds rates even as economic hit from virus widensThe bank's decision to keep the cash rate at 0.25 per cent came as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said while the government's programs were supporting the economy, there would be tough periods ahead. It’s not like they have heaps of room to move. The RBA is pretty much redundant now. Out of ammo, out of ideas. Well done. Where is 0.1% like in UK 🇬🇧 No surprise

Australia is losing $4 billion every week the current coronavirus restrictions stay in placeJosh Frydenberg says it's vital people get back to work as the current levels of coronavirus-related restrictions wipe $4 billion a week from the economy. But we commit to another 11 billion because we don't like China sailing around the Pacific Practice what you Preach and reopen Parliament. If it's unsafe for MP'S why is it Safe for the rest of Australian workers

Australians 'have really been knocked about' due to sudden coronavirus implications | Sky News AustraliaLifeline Chairman John Brogden says the support organisation is 'regularly seeing ... around and over 3000 calls a day' during the coronavirus pandemic as the amount of people reaching out for help continues to steadily rise. \n\nHe said the organisation used to get about '2500 calls a day,' however 'since the bushfires last year we've seen our calls increase to 2900 calls a day'. \n\n'We've seen our calls get as high as 3200 a day during the coronavirus'. \n\n'That's enormous for us,' he told Sky News host Paul Murray. \n\nMr Brogden said annually, those figures represent the receiving of around 1.1 millions calls a year. \n\nMr Brodgen said 'physical distancing' may be good for our physical health however 'for some people it is really bad for their mental health'. \n\nHe said Australians 'have really been knocked about' physically and mentally by the virus. \n\nImage: Getty \n\nIf you or anyone you know needs help:\nLifeline on 13 11 14\nKids Helpline on 1800 551 800\nMensLine Australia on 1300 789 978\nSuicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467\nBeyond Blue on 1300 224 636\nHeadspace on 1800 650 890\nReachOut at au.reachout.com\nCare Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) on 1800 008 774

Jacinda Ardern ‘can’t push over the top COVID caution’ to Australia’s leaders | Sky News AustraliaSky News host Chris Kenny says he hopes New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern doesn’t promote “overdone lockdowns and exaggerated caution” during her National Cabinet hookup with Australia's political leaders on Tuesday. \n\nMs Ardern will be part of the National Cabinet meeting where the discussion of a ‘Trans-Tasman bubble’ will reportedly take place with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and our state and territory leaders. \n\nMr Kenny said now is the “time for loosening” of restrictions and the “time for business to be freed up”. \n\nHe said the meeting with Ms Ardern does “make sense” given the connection between the two nations and our efforts to combat COVID-19. \n\nImage: Getty jacindaardern She's embarrassing. jacindaardern He only says that shit because he has to display the “shock jock” persona. It shows that he understands that’s the way to keep his job on your news network. jacindaardern Let’s be frank. We taje no notice of Chris and Jacinda has far too much intelligence to.

South Australia appoints committee to navigate exit strategy | Sky News AustraliaSouth Australia has appointed a transition committee to navigate the state’s exit from the coronavirus emergency.\n\nThe committee is made up of the police commissioner, the chief public health officer, and the chief executives of the premier, health, treasury and trade departments.\n\nPremier Steven Marshall said the exit plan will come by the end of the week as some restrictions could be lifted as soon as Friday. Yes throw more money around that you don’t have No Govt then in Australia either.

Australia pledges $350 million toward global COVID-19 vaccine fund | Sky News AustraliaThe federal government has announced it will contribute $350 million toward COVID-19 vaccine research and development as part of a $12 billion pledge to the cause.\n\nAustralia has joined a number of other countries – including Japan, Italy and Canada – in the move, while the United States has refused to contribute. \n\nImage: Getty I won't take a vaccine!! I hope it wont be mandatory What so they can put more animal tissue in it? To see how much gain of function and more lethal they can make it? We are proud Aus govt but it is peanuts 🥜 - Wipro founder Premji donated 150M and that is a single company.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg issued with 24/7 security detail due to threats 05/05/2020 | 2min Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has been issued with a 24/7 security detail after threats were made against him amid the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.Larger text size Very large text size The Reserve Bank has held official interest rates at 0.Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Australia's economy will take a $50 billion hit in the June quarter but things could get a lot worse if restrictions to deal with the coronavirus stay in place.Australians 'have really been knocked about' due to sudden coronavirus implications 04/05/2020 | 7min Lifeline Chairman John Brogden says the support organisation is "regularly seeing .

An Australian Federal Police detail was deployed for the Treasurer at the beginning of last month. The West Australian is reporting this "is the first time an Australian Treasurer has been issued with around-the-clock guards". Following the bank's regular monthly meeting, governor Philip Lowe confirmed the RBA was sticking with the record-low cash rate it set at the start of the pandemic. Queensland shadow Tourism Minister David Crisafulli says while “only a very small minority would seek to cause threat or harm,” a more “aggressive tone” has been adopted in political debate off the back of an increased use of social media. A harsher lockdown, akin to the eight-week closures seen across Europe, could wipe $120 billion from GDP. The era of social media has coupled a complete “lack of accountability” with absolute “power,” he told Sky News host Peter Gleeson. The bank will on Friday release its quarterly monetary policy statement containing its key forecasts about the state of the economy. “People get behind that keyboard and spew vitriol” which creates an “undercurrent of hatred which is very dangerous”. "We've seen our calls get as high as 3200 a day during the coronavirus".

Image: News Corp Australia Favourite .25 per cent is as low as the bank is prepared to take official rates, financial markets had put the chance of a cut on Tuesday at 60 per cent. But Australia is fortunate in not having had to resort to a full lockdown.