According to a Defence report, since 2001 twice as many ADF veterans like myself have been lost to suicide than to armed conflict. Their new strategy seems too little, too late.
In yet another questionable move, the Turnbull government will now be able to call on our military to stop protest whenever they see fit.
To a lot of people, the extension of Peter Dutton’s powers and our increased militarism is nothing more than fear mongering. However, the awful truth is that these changes are needed to reflect the modern world.