3 Lambie Senate investigations into Defence and Vet. affairs still open for submissions

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Independent JLN Senator for Tasmania Jacqui Lambie has called for Australian Defence Force Personnel, Veterans and their Families to continue to make submissions to 3 special Senate Committees.

“To some Australians, because of a lack of mainstream media attention, it may come as a surprise that the Senate established 3 separate investigations into important Defence and Veterans Affairs matters.  I urge all people affected by these matters to make a submission.” said Senator Lambie.

1 Suicide by veterans and ex-service personnel http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Foreign_Affairs_Defence_and_Trade/VeteranSuicide

On 1 September 2016 the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 March 2017

2 Operation of the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) resistance to interrogation (RTI) training http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Foreign_Affairs_Defence_and_Trade/ADFRTI

On 10 November 2016 the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 20 March 2017.

3 Matters raised by NSW Police Strike Force CIVET (Jedi Council Sex Scandal) http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Foreign_Affairs_Defence_and_Trade/NSW_police_civet/Terms_of_Reference

On 1 December 2016 the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 7 February 2017.

“These Senate investigations will help shed light on important Defence matters and answer vital questions about Veterans’ Suicides, allegations of torture during ADF training and corruption within the ADF Investigative Service – as noted by a secret NSW police investigation.” said Senator Lambie.