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Meeting with our veterans
23 Jan 2024

Meeting with our veterans

Our veterans have served our nation well, many have sacrificed a lot, while many still have much to give. They, and their families deserve our respect, our gratitude and our …
Strengthening ties with our allies
19 Jan 2024

Strengthening ties with our allies

This week I spent four days attending the West Coast Leadership Dialogue, a gathering held in Palo Alto and Pasadena, California. The Dialogue brings together leaders in business, academia and …
Visiting Legacy Club's new home
23 Dec 2023

Visiting Legacy Club's new home

Legacy Club of South Australia & Broken Hill is a charity which currently supports over 3,000 families of Australian Defence Force veterans who have sadly died or become incapacitated either …
Remembrance Day 2023
11 Nov 2023

Remembrance Day 2023

Today we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service of our country. I paid my respects at the Brighton RSL today as well as attending yesterday's Remembrance …
Discussing veterans affairs
02 Nov 2023

Discussing veterans affairs

It was a pleasure meeting Hayley Ann Boswell earlier this week who is a strong advocate for veterans and their families. She's founded Defence Kidz, and written a series of …
Honouring war widows
19 Oct 2023

Honouring war widows

It was a privilege to be able to attend a reception for Australian War Widows Day at Government House today. This is the first time this day has been observed …
Subs for SA - Osborne Shipyards tour
15 Sep 2023

Subs for SA - Osborne Shipyards tour

Building nuclear submarines in Adelaide is a monumental opportunity for our state. Last Friday I joined my Shadow Minister for Defence Stephen Patterson MP - Member for Morphett on a …