1 May 2024

Australia: Labor govt commits $1b to quantum computing, Bonza airline goes kaput

From Nine To Noon, 9:50 am on 1 May 2024
Albury, Australia - December 23, 2023: Aeroplane from Bonza Airlines arriving at Albury airport

Not so Bonza. Australia's relatively new airline is out of commission. Photo: Getty Images

Australia correspondent Bernard Keane joins Kathryn to talk about a commitment of a billion dollars by the Labor government to entice a US quantum computing firm to build in Queensland. And the Bonza airline was supposed to shake up Qantas and Virgin monopoly - but has had half its fleet possessed.

Bernard Keane is political editor for Crikey.com