Author Archives: Bevan Ramsden

Bevan Ramsden

About Bevan Ramsden

Bevan Ramsden is an ex-telecommunications engineer and a long-time peace activist and advocates for Australia’s independence. He is a member of the coordinating committee of the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network) IPAN).

A Bill to enable use of foreign troops or foreign police in Australian “emergencies”

A bill is before federal parliament to enable the ADF, Reserves and foreign military forces and police to be used in Australian emergencies. It gives them immunity from civil or criminal prosecution for actions arising from these emergency duties.

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Increased military expenditure unjustified; social needs must be paramount.

The government’s $279 billion allocation over 10 years to military spending is not justified by fear-mongering and is at the expense of health and other urgent social needs.

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