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PM PHOTO OP TWO YEARS LATE AND HALF A BILLION OVER BUDGET

April 28, 2021

Labor calls on the Morrison Government to be upfront about why it is using an NT Defence Base visit for a photo opp two years after the relevant project was announced, and why it is now half a billion dollars over budget.

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KRI NANGGALA-402 TRAGEDY

April 27, 2021

Labor offers its condolences to Indonesian President Widodo and the families of the 53 crew members onboard the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW SKY NEWS SUNDAY AGENDA SUNDAY, 25 APRIL 2021

April 25, 2021

SUBJECTS: Anzac Day; Royal Commission into veteran suicide; Afghanistan.

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ANZAC DAY 2021 IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHOW OUR SUPPORT FOR OUR VETERANS AND DEFENCE PERSONNEL

April 24, 2021

Anzac Day is a significant day for all Australians and a time to remember and reflect. The last year has been a challenging one for our nation, and particularly for our defence personnel and veterans.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY AFTERNOON AGENDA MONDAY, 19 APRIL 2021

April 19, 2021

SUBJECTS: Royal Commission into veteran suicide; Reinstating of Meritorious Unit Citation.

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ROYAL COMMISSION INTO VETERAN SUICIDE WELCOMED

April 19, 2021

It is about time the Morrison Government has finally come around to the idea of a Royal Commission into veteran suicide.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST