Richard Marles (Australian politician)

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Richard Marles insists Aukus submarine deal will not erode Australia’s military sovereignty
Defence minister to tell parliament agreement with US and UK will not limit Australia’s independence on deployment decisions

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

08, Feb, 2023 @11:30 AM

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US hails progress in getting Australia nuclear-powered submarines ‘at the earliest possible date’
Defence minister Richard Marles says Aukus partners will all benefit from ‘three-way ecosystem’ as he meets with US counterpart Lloyd Austin

Tory Shepherd

04, Feb, 2023 @7:50 AM

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Voice working group says Dutton committed to ‘further talks’ – as it happened
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Emily Wind and Natasha May and Martin Farrer (earlier)

02, Feb, 2023 @7:37 AM

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Penny Wong and Richard Marles to head to France in effort to heal Aukus rift
Australia’s foreign and defence ministers to join French counterparts for ‘2+2’ meeting, the first since relations cooled in 2021 over pact with US and UK

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @3:52 AM

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‘We don’t have limitless resources’: Australian government prepared to scale back defence projects
While Labor has committed to an increase in defence spending, Richard Marles refused to rule out building first nuclear-powered submarines offshore

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

23, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australian officials warned in 2021 about possible recruitment of ex-ADF members by Chinese military
Unclear what action, if any, then defence minister Peter Dutton took at the time

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

16, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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ADF airlifts food to Western Australia areas hit by floods – as it happened
Australian Defence Force planes now able to use the airstrip at Fitzroy Crossing as weather improves. This blog is now closed

Ben Doherty, Tory Shepherd and Guardian staff

07, Jan, 2023 @6:06 AM

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US senators urge Joe Biden not to sell ‘scarce’ nuclear submarines to Australia
Democrat and Republican lawmakers reportedly warned president that Aukus security pact could stress US submarine industrial base ‘to breaking point’

Paul Karp

06, Jan, 2023 @5:51 AM

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Australian defence force to spend $1bn acquiring naval strike missiles and army rocket systems
Government says purchase of truck-mounted rockets ‘largest expansion of army strike capability in living memory’ with range extended from 50km to 300km

Paul Karp

04, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australian defence force members warned they face prosecution if they plant weapons on people killed in combat
Directive also orders personnel not to ‘sanitise’ reports and warns commanders of their potential liability for subordinates’ actions

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

27, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Secret report warns of morale and mental health issues among Australia’s elite soldiers
Exclusive: Richard Marles is told Australia’s Special Air Service Regiment members have expressed ‘anger and grief’ about the situation

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

22, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Australia’s first nuclear submarines should be built in the US, Andrew Hastie says
‘There’s too much risk in doing it on our own,’ says shadow defence minister citing immediate need for ‘hard power’

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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