50 billion dollars… It’s money we spend to achieve a capable defence force every year. We are supposed to get something for our money, but we don’t. It would be easy to point the finger at the current government, which is acting true to ALP form and sacrificing defence to supply welfare projects that boost the government’s size and powers, but the previous Liberal governments were just as bad.
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