Solomons-China deal demands bipartisanship

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 26 2022 - 8:38pm, first published 7:30pm
Senator Marise Payne. Picture: Keegan Carroll.

While the temptation to weaponise the Solomons crisis was always going to be irresistible to Labor in the midst of an election campaign - and if the shoe had been on the other foot the Coalition would have done the same - the decision to go so hard on national security comes with great risk.