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Rebekha Sharkie on war powers reform

Rebekha Sharkie on war powers reform

Federal Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie wants reform. When asked if Parliament should be consulted before Australian troops are sent into armed conflict abroad Rebekha Sharkie told Michael West Media: “Ultimately the Government of the day makes the decision about...

Bob Katter on war powers reform

Bob Katter on war powers reform

Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter believes that Parliament should be consulted before Australian troops are sent into armed conflict abroad, unless there is immediate danger to Australia. “The Americans have it right,” Mr Katter told Michael West Media. “The...

Andrew Wilkie on war powers reform

Andrew Wilkie on war powers reform

Andrew Wilkie wants reform. "The decision to use deadly force is surely something for all the people’s representatives to debate and vote on. I can’t think of a more important decision for a country. The fact that a prime minister can unilaterally decide is completely...

Craig Kelly on war powers reform

Craig Kelly on war powers reform

Currently Scott Morrison has SOLE POWER to send Australia to war. Craig Kelly wants to keep it that way. Craig Kelly does not believe Parliament should be consulted before Australian troops are sent into armed conflict abroad. “These decisions often need to be made...

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