We must hold those accused of committing war crimes to account. But we also need to examine how we treat our returning servicemen and women, many of whom suffer from PTSD.
Officers in command of special forces in Afghanistan either turned a blind eye to bad behaviour or genuinely didn't know about it. Either way, it's unacceptable.
Chief of Defence Angus Campbell described the alleged unlawful killings as a result of a toxic culture of 'ego, elitism and entitlement'.
The ADF has a culture problem that, in its worst manifestation, leads to abuse and war crimes. But when that problem is tacitly approved by command, how can it be fixed?