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RELEASE OF HEKMATULLAH

October 11, 2021

Labor’s thoughts today are with the families of Sapper Martin, Private Poate and Lance Corporal Milosevic following public confirmation their killer has been released, with his whereabouts unknown.

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AUKUS ALLIANCE ANNOUNCEMENT MUST DELIVER

September 20, 2021

The fanfare of the recent AUKUS announcement exceeded all others by this Government in recent times – even for a Prime Minister who walks a red carpet and comes out to the “Top Gun” song at domestic Defence bases.

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AUKUS PARTNERSHIP

September 16, 2021

Labor looks forward to strengthened cooperation with our close allies, through the AUKUS partnership announced today.

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CLIMATE REPORT WARNS OF GROWING SECURITY RISK FROM INACTION

September 14, 2021

Scott Morrison’s lack of foresight and failure to act on climate is exposing Australia to risk, with a new report identifying climate change as the greatest threat to our national security.

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LIBERAL GOVERNMENT ADMITS FAILURES IN DEFENCE INDUSTRY

September 13, 2021

The Morrison-Joyce Government has admitted their $2 billion Defence innovation program is failing in supporting Australian Defence Industry

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DEFENCE REVIEW PUTS WA AT FOREFRONT OF NATION'S SECURITY

September 06, 2021

Western Australia has always been pivotal to our nation’s defence, but a proposed Defence Force Posture Review by an Albanese-led Government could increase the state’s importance.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST