Lindt cafe siege inquest: war against terror is a war, after all

By Jack Waterford
Updated April 24 2018 - 10:08pm, first published May 26 2017 - 1:00pm

The NSW Police Force is the largest and best-equipped police force in Australia. Like the others, including the Australian Federal Police, which has general policing functions only in the ACT, it has invested heavily in jobs, functions and fancy gear to cope with the threat of terrorism in recent decades. The findings of the Lindt cafe inquest suggest it's still not up to the task.

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