Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

MORRISON-JOYCE GOVERNMENT FAILS TPI VETERANS AGAIN

October 18, 2021

Labor condemns the Morrison-Joyce Government for its failure to accept the recommendation of a bipartisan Senate inquiry that the Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) pension for disabled veterans be increased.

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NEW VETERAN WELFARE REVIEW AN ADMISSION OF FAILURE ON EVE OF ELECTION

October 17, 2021

A new review of the veteran welfare system, to be undertaken by external consultants McKinsey & Co, is a clear admission of failure from the Morrison-Joyce Government on the eve of an election.

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DOORSTOP INTERVIEW: SHAYNE NEUMANN & GENEVIEVE ALLPASS, LABOR CANDIDATE FOR GROOM

September 16, 2021

SUBJECTS: Scott Morrison’s failures on quarantine and the vaccine rollout; regional quarantine facility at Wellcamp; support for Afghanistan veterans; Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide; AUKUS alliance; nuclear-powered submarines; future of Australia’s submarine deal with France; federal election.

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LABOR REFERS PROPOSED CHANGES TO AUSTRALIA'S MILITARY DISCIPLINE SYSTEM TO SENATE INQUIRY

September 02, 2021

The Defence Legislation Amendment (Discipline Reform) Bill 2021 passed the House of Representatives with Labor’s support.

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TRAGIC DEATH OF TWO SOLDIERS

August 30, 2021

Labor expresses our deepest sympathy after the announcement that two soldiers have died in an army vehicle crash near Townsville

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RADIO INTERVIEW: AUSTRALIA TODAY WITH STEVE PRICE

August 18, 2021

SUBJECTS: Vietnam Veterans’ Day; Afghanistan.

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