ADF Deployment to Iraq

I rise to speak to the motion before the Senate regarding the deployment of the ADF personnel to overseas conflicts.

While I support the Greens motion to have a debate about the current military deployment, I do not support the Green's

proposal to change the way the decision-making process is made to send the troops overseas.

All I propose to change is the decision makers, who have clearly made the wrong call in sending our troops back overseas again.

Some people are having difficulty in grasping this following fact: despite all the terror attacks, despite the fact that our official

terrorism alert is high, which means that an attack by an enemy is likely, we are at war.

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1 ADF Deployment to Iraq - Senate Motion - Lambie Speech 3.3.15