Barnaby Joyce says China-Solomon Islands pact an 'intimidating tactic', Jim Chalmers says government has 'dropped the ball'

Finn McHugh
By Finn McHugh
Updated April 24 2022 - 10:05am, first published 2:25am

A Chinese naval base in Solomon Islands would be a "red line" for Australia and the United States, Scott Morrison says.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

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