Australians for War Powers Reform

Australians for War Powers Reform is calling for greater transparency after the defence minister announced more troops had been sent to an undisclosed location in the Middle East. Paul Gregoire reports. 

Labor has decided (with Coalition support) to ensure that MPs and Senators have no real say over how Australia goes to war. Mark Robinson reports.

Soldiers marching in a line. Inset: Prime Minister Anthony Albanese

The government’s war powers inquiry recommends no fundamental reform, despite a majority of submissions arguing for parliamentary oversight before committing the country to wars. Pip Hinman reports.

About 100 people protested in North Wollongong against the federal government’s plans for a nuclear submarine base in Port Kembla, NSW. Jim McIlroy reports.

Labor and the Coalition united to block the war powers reform bill

Labor and the Coalition voted together to block a bill that would mandate parliament to vote on whether or not to go to war, reports Pip Hinman

Reaction against the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal has been swift, reports Pip Hinman.

Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong with background of soldiers

Those who thought the federal Labor Party supported reforming the antiquated war powers would be startled to hear Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong make it clear the government does not. Pip Hinman reports.

The so-called China threat was discussed at a webinar on November 30 of around 150 people. Jim McIlroy reports.

Australia’s slide towards war has continued since the May election, and Labor's war powers inquiry may do nothing to stop it. Alison Broinowksi reports.

Australian army soldiers and defence minister richard marles

Peace groups have spoken out against the federal government’s “mulling” over sending the Australian army to Europe to train Ukrainian soldiers. Kerry Smith reports.

Australians for War Powers Reform have called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to follow through on Labor’s promise to hold an inquiry into war powers reform. Pip Hinman reports.