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Australian Defence Force Signaller during Talisman Sabre 2011 at Shoalwater Bay. Issue #2094

An Australian Pacific Battalion: mutual defence or imperialist domination?

A report, Regional security and Pacific partnerships, has just been published by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). One of this right-wing think tank’s major...

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Senator the Hon Penny Wong Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Right Honourable James Cleverly, UK Foreign Secretary, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles, Lieutenant Colonel and Captain the Right Honorable Ben Wallace, UK Secretary of State for Defence. Issue #2096

$100 billion arms budget

The announcement by Minister for Defence, Richard Marles, that Australia’s military spending will reach 2.4 per cent of GDP is chilling news. This means a...

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Spy. Issue #2066

US spies take over

At the recent AUSMIN (Australia-United States Ministerial) talks in Brisbane, it was announced that US intelligence operatives will be integrated into Australia’s Defence Intelligence Organisation...

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Issue #2044

We must win the battle of ideas

Working people around the capitalist world have been hit hard from the employer class. Capitalists will always look at how to improve profit margins from...

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Issue #2098


Paramilitarised Powers to intervene in civilian public order management were given to the Australian Defence Force to be used during the 2000 Sydney Olympics, although...

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US soldier in Shoalwater Bay during Talisman Sabre 2011. Issue #2052

Australia-USA exercise Talisman Sabre: Preparing for war in Taiwan

According to the Australian Minister for Defence, Richard Marles, Exercise Talisman Sabre is the largest war game ever held between the Australian Defence Force (ADF)...

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Issue #2047


A vocal and forceful protest demonstration took place at 8 in the morning of 21st March outside the Western Australian Defence Forum ( in Rockingham...

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Poster with red hand and Issue #2094

Blood on their hands

Following the deadly air strike on 2 April on the World Central Kitchen (WCK) convoy in which 7 staff were killed, the WCK and other...

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