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‘Tragic’ delays: documents reveal Australia knew time was running out to extract Afghan staff
Exclusive: Previously secret papers show charter flight considered ‘high risk’ a month before Kabul fell to Taliban

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

30, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Constant belittling’: mother tells veteran suicide inquiry of army son’s trauma
Royal commission hears private Daniel Garforth felt ‘betrayed’ by his chain of command before his suicide

Ben Doherty

29, Nov, 2021 @6:37 AM

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‘Opportunity for change and healing’: royal commission into veteran suicide begins
Inquiry chair promises to ‘expose all systemic issues’ as mothers of veterans call for more submissions

Ben Doherty

26, Nov, 2021 @6:36 AM

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Problems in Afghanistan must not delay Australia’s compensation for alleged war crimes, rights groups say
Afghans should be consulted on redress as recommended by Brereton report, released exactly one year ago, advocates say

Christopher Knaus and Ben Doherty

19, Nov, 2021 @4:27 AM

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Here’s why on Remembrance Day politicians should be kept away from the commemorations | Paul Daley
Look out for talk of the drums of war, and Australian leaders summoning the sacrifices of the dead to justify their strategic decisions

Paul Daley

10, Nov, 2021 @9:12 PM

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‘Throwing toothpicks at the mountain’: Paul Keating says Aukus submarines plan will have no impact on China
Former Australian prime minister also says Britain ‘like an old theme park sliding into the Atlantic’ compared to modern China

Daniel Hurst

10, Nov, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Australian defence force strengthens vetting procedures to prevent extremists from joining
Measures include better information sharing with Asio amid concerns radicals have sought to join the ADF ‘to obtain training and capability’

Daniel Hurst

31, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Very upsetting’: Australian families fear navy shipwrecks will be desecrated
There are concerns rising metal prices will lead to more illegal scavenging unless the government acts to protect wrecks

Tory Shepherd

30, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Alan Tudge is dead wrong. Anzac should be contested – as it always has been | Paul Daley
He has been banging on with these dreary, condescending, cliched cultural themes, each instalment a little more ridiculous

Paul Daley

26, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Under the radar: the Australian intelligence chief in the shadows of the Aukus deal
Andrew Shearer’s unreported meeting in April with Joe Biden’s top Indo-Pacific adviser may have been the clincher for the Aukus security agreement

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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As ‘metal pirates’ loot seabed treasures, there are fears Australia’s first submarine could be next
The location of HMAS AE1 is a closely held secret but some worry the first world war wreckage will be found by thieves

Tory Shepherd

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Nuclear agencies say it’s too early to know what infrastructure is needed to support submarine program
Rex Patrick says it’s ‘beyond comprehension’ Australia could build a nuclear-powered fleet without a domestic industry to support it

Tory Shepherd

15, Oct, 2021 @1:47 AM

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