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LABOR PAYS TRIBUTE TO OUR TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN

April 15, 2021

Labor thanks all who have served and are currently serving in Afghanistan following today’s announcement of the withdrawal of our troops.

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TIME FOR ROYAL COMMISSION INTO VETERAN SUICIDE

April 14, 2021

With the Victorian Coalition Opposition’s announcement that they support a Royal Commission into veteran suicide, it’s now time for Scott Morrison to finally act and call a Royal Commission into this national tragedy.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW ADELAIDE TUESDAY, 13 APRIL 2021

April 13, 2021

SUBJECTS: Visit to Osborne Naval Shipyard; Local defence manufacturing; Royal Commission into veterans’ suicide; China; Vaccine rollout; International travel; Christine Holgate.

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SUBMARINE WORKERS NEED CERTAINTY

April 12, 2021

The Morrison Government needs to make a decision on the location of the Collins Class submarines’ full cycle docking and give certainty to the 700 Adelaide based workers at risk of losing their jobs.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW MIX 104.9 DARWIN FRIDAY, 9 APRIL 2021

April 09, 2021

SUBJECTS: Darwin’s strategic importance for Australia’s defence; Defence procurement cost blow out; Local defence manufacturing.

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E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW DARWIN FRIDAY, 9 APRIL 2021

April 09, 2021

SUBJECTS: Darwin’s strategic importance for Australia’s defence; Royal Commission into veterans’ suicide; Cyber security; Defence procurement cost blow out; Australia’s military presence in Myanmar.

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