LISTEN
Watch
on air now
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Govt unveils $270b military expansion to protect nation

The Prime Minister has pledged $270 billion to boost Australia’s defence capabilities over the next decade.

Longer range missiles will be among the new military equipment used to protect Australia from emerging threats.

The funds will be rolled-out to improve navy, land and communications capabilities.

Intelligence and International Security Professor at ANU John Blaxland says it’s also about helping out our neighbours.

Download this podcast here

Advertisement