Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison is urging careful responses to the banking royal commission's final report, and officials have revealed that ADF personnel were involved in the deaths of up to 18 civilians in a 2017 incident in Iraq. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The government is treating us with contempt by racking up hundreds of millions of dollars of extra national security spending without debate or transparency.
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a home affairs portfolio, in a major win for Peter Dutton that reflects how weak the Prime Minister is.
Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.
Australia's ex-servicemen have a much higher rate of suicide than other Australian men, a new study confirms -- and younger men in particular are at risk.
Spending $50 billion for around 3000 jobs works out at a bit over $16 million each.
The Future Submarine program asks a lot of critical questions about the future of Australia's defence capabilities, writes director of Insight Economics Jon Stanford.
Australian veterans snubbed? ... Campbell Newman is moving on ... and the stupidest laws in Britain ...
Australia is moving from surveillance drones to armed drones. But given the US' record of using drones in countries without authorisiation (and given Abbott's penchant for "captain's calls"), are Australian armed drones a good idea?