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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW IPSWICH RAILWAY RSL SUB BRANCH, NORTH IPSWICH MONDAY, 14 MARCH...

March 14, 2022

SUBJECTS: Labor commits to a veteran hub for Ipswich; Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide; China; Ukraine; Federal election; proposed nuclear submarine base for Brisbane; Defence recruitment; Federal Labor and Queensland Government support for Queensland defence industry.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW 4BC DRIVE WITH SCOTT EMERSON MONDAY, 14 MARCH 2022

March 14, 2022

SUBJECTS: Labor commits to a veteran hub for Ipswich; Defence recruitment; Flood response.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW INSIDERS SUNDAY, 13 MARCH 2022

March 13, 2022

SUBJECTS: ADF support in flood recovery; Nuclear submarines; Defence spending.

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MORRISON’S ABILITY TO DELIVER ADF RECRUITMENT IN QUESTION

March 10, 2022

Having sat on a decision taken last year to boost ADF numbers, the Morrison-Joyce Government has waited until the eve of an election to make yet another announcement that won’t take effect for 18 years.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW 6PR WITH GARETH PARKER WEDNESDAY, 9 MARCH 2022

March 09, 2022

SUBJECTS: Defence bipartisanship; AUKUS submarines and base announcement; Scott Morrison’s politicisation of national security; fuel security.

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SUBMARINE BASE: AN ANNOUNCEMENT WITH NO DELIVERY

March 07, 2022

Scott Morrison has today taken a leaf out of his marketing playbook by making an announcement about a decision that will be made in 2023 and won’t actually be feasible for more than a decade after that.

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