Australia's mishandling of the veteran mental health crisis will cripple our ability to understand crises elsewhere, an expert has warned.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs has moved from a strategy of 'illness' to one of 'wellness'. Is it putting messaging ahead of the mental health of veterans?
After 77 days in a specialist psychiatric ward, Dean Yates tells of his experience, and what he's learnt about how returned veterans suffer.
Scott Morrison has been keen to show his pro-veteran credentials since assuming the prime ministership. Yet when it comes to the invisible side of being a veteran — living with the mental scars of a war that never ends — the PM has been found wanting.
The government constantly insists Australia is under cyber attack — yet nearly three quarters of its departments fail to do even the basics of cybersecurity.
China's rise has fuelled a regional arms race that will leave none of us safer.
Foreign Minister Marise Payne wouldn't be drawn by her US counterpart on China, but Australia is still very much in step with the Americans when it comes to military spending. Just ask our former defence ministers.
We've reached our goal: defence spending is at 2% of the GDP. But don't celebrate yet — it's a pretty dopey target.
Australia's defence update has found us a nemesis. But a war between the US and China would be extremely serious for Australia.
In a campaign that's cost Australia close to $10b, we've lost 41 lives and gained allegations of unlawful killings and war crimes.