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The Chronicle: Small business - stay cyber savvy

Thankfully, it appears only 18 Australians fell victim to the recent WannaCry Ransomware incident.

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Hong Kong Chamber: A Letter from Canberra

Just as the internet revolutionised how the world communicates, FinTech is revolutionising how the financial sector does business.

FinTech start-ups are challenging the way lending, investment, insurance, wealth and asset management, equity financing and banking institutions deliver their services. 

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The Chronicle: Sharing the Dignity

It’s in our fabric as Canberrans to wait patiently until Anzac Day to turn on our heaters.

Throughout April we shiver, waiting to fill our homes with warmth, change over to the winter-weight doona and pull out the puffy coats from the mothballs.

As you curl up in bed and turn your electric blankets to high, please think of those sleeping rough in the nation’s capital this winter.

On any given night, 1800 Canberrans are facing homelessness.

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Hong Kong Chamber: A Letter From Canberra

“There is no such thing as being non-political. Just be making a decision to stay out of politics you are making the decision to allow others to shape politics and exert power over you. And if you are alienated from the current political system, then just by staying out of it you do nothing to change. You simply entrench it.”

Former Premier of Victoria, the late Joan Kirner AC

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The Chronicle: Saluting our Korean War veterans

Apart from episodes of M*A*S*H, Australians have very little knowledge of the Korean War.

About why it began and what happened there.

About why Australia was there, with 20 other countries.

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Hong Kong Chamber: A Letter from Canberra

"The trouble with young people today..."

In recent years there's been a lot of media coverage and a lot of hand wringing about Australian youth disengagement in politics.

It really got a head of steam after the 2013 Federal election, when almost a quarter of eligible young Australians - a massive 400,000 - did not enrol to vote.

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The Chronicle: International Women's Day 2017

Not a day goes by when I don’t meet an extraordinary Canberra woman making a difference to our community, nation and world.

And on 8 March, International Women’s Day, I launched ‘Can Do Women, which pays tribute to them and shares their wisdom, knowledge and experience. 

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The Chronicle: Ovarian Cancer Month

Myth busted. 

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Hong Kong Chamber: A Letter From Canberra

It's 30 degrees in the nation's capital, and as you wind down for Chinese New Year celebrations, Canberra is cranking up for back to school and the first week of the parliamentary sitting year.

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The Chronicle: Donate Life in 2017

Canberrans are generous and altruistic people.

Which is why I’m concerned that we continue to lag behind much of the country when it comes to registering as an organ donor.

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