Australian military

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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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Australia expresses ‘sorrow’ after Afghan army deserter Hekmatullah, who killed three ADF soldiers, set free
Hekmatullah, who is convicted of 2012 murders, was released from house arrest in Qatar after Kabul fell to Taliban

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

11, Oct, 2021 @2:02 AM

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Down periscope! How well do you know submarines?
Was a royal family member once stuck in a manhole? Where is Australia’s first submarine? Test your nautical knowledge with our quick quiz

Tory Shepherd

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Experts warn Joe Biden supplying nuclear submarines to Australia threatens US security
Malcolm Turnbull says reactor not a ‘plug and play’ power pack as former US officials raise national security concerns

Tory Shepherd

07, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Will all submarines, even nuclear ones, be obsolete and ‘visible’ by 2040?
Technologies could render the ocean transparent by the time Australia’s new submarines are ready, some experts say

Tory Shepherd

04, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Confront climate change to stop military being diverted to natural disasters, former ADF chief warns
Former ADF chief says alternatives needed to deal with extreme weather events so defence force can be ready for security emergencies

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

04, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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If Scott Morrison is framing the election around fear, national security may not be the slam dunk he's banking on | Peter Lewis
For conservative governments on the skids, defence is usually the best form of attack. But Australians are hardly gunning for a showdown with China

Peter Lewis

28, Sep, 2021 @1:11 AM

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Essential poll: majority of Australians back Aukus submarine pact, but fear it will inflame tensions with China
Coalition has 13-point lead over Labor on voter trust to handle national security, while ALP has 13-point lead on managing climate crisis

Katharine Murphy Political editor

27, Sep, 2021 @9:26 PM

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Macron yet to take call from Australia’s Scott Morrison over sub snub
Australian PM hopes to speak with French president ‘when the time is right and the opportunity presents’

Daniel Hurst

23, Sep, 2021 @12:49 AM

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