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MORRISON CAN’T JUST RESET ONGOING DEFENCE ISSUES

March 31, 2021

Scott Morrison is once again using his marketer’s spin, trying to press reset on the disasters in defence by promising a guided missile program for $1 billion, with no detail on who will deliver it, how it will be delivered and where it will be built.

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DEFENCE DISARRAY CONTINUES

March 29, 2021

Today’s cabinet reshuffle will make Peter Dutton the sixth Defence Minister in eight years, putting Defence’s multi-billion dollar projects further at risk after years of mishandling.

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MORRISON EVADING ACCOUNTABILITY ON SUBMARINES

March 24, 2021

Senate Estimates has revealed Australians will not know for 15 years whether the local spend of the Future Submarines project will be delivered.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW ABC RN BREAKFAST MONDAY, 22 MARCH 2021

March 22, 2021

SUBJECTS: Royal Commission into Veterans Affairs; Defence portfolio disarray.

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MORE MUST BE DONE TO INVESTIGATE SUICIDE RATES OF OUR VETERANS

March 17, 2021

The number and frequency of veterans' suicides is a national shame and a tragedy. The Morrison Government needs to act now.

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COMING UP FOR AIR IN SUBMARINE SKIRMISH

March 11, 2021

Former Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has been publicly commenting on his old portfolio, attempting to refute ongoing commentary around the Government’s mishandled $89 billion Future Submarines program.

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