AUKUS own goals – Australia’s disastrous new draft export controls
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Marcus Hellyer and Michael Shoebridge

“It looks like Australia just gave up its sovereignty and got nothing for it” – Bill Greenwalt (intergalactic expert on US export control laws): This episode focuses on the proposed new Australian law that’s meant to make innovation happen under the AUKUS partnership, but instead seems guaranteed to kill innovation and ensure even higher barriers to doing business with Defence. Forget working with anyone but the Anglosphere – so the hugely powerful creativity of Japan and South Korea isn’t part of this disastrous – proposed – plan. It’s permits for everyone. Read the draft law here.