The Australian Labor government remains committed to big military spending - currently over $80 million per day. Australia's military spending will continue to be the highest regionally and, per capita, second only to the USA, the world's biggest military spender. There are moral, social and economic reasons to transfer part of Australia's military spending to meet outstanding public health needs such as the critical shortage of nurses that will hit 109,000 by 2025. This July 12, 2012 action outside the electoral office of Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek, was organised by Keep War from our Door - Wave of Hope. Video report by Peter Boyle/GLTV.
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