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Defence cash splash obliterates future budget surpluses

Greens Defence and Finance Spokesperson, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson, has released analysis from the Parliamentary Library showing that the new Defence spending outlined in yesterday’s White Paper has obliterated future budget surpluses.

Senator Whish-Wilson said, “Scott Morrison’s and Mathias Cormann’s ‘credible path to surplus’ appears to have taken a detour via the South China Sea.

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Hearing into Veterans' mental health hosted at Homes for Heroes, Narrabeen

Today Greens spokesperson for Veterans' Affairs, Senator Peter Whish-Wilson attended the fourth public hearing of the Senate Inquiry into Veterans' mental health in Narrabeen Sydney.

The Homes for Heroes program from RSL Lifecare provided the backdrop and Geoff Evans, director of the program and a veteran himself who featured heavily in the related Four Corners episode, provided evidence to the hearing.

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