'A stain on the nation': Brereton report details ugly picture of Australia's involvement in Afghanistan

Katie Burgess
Sarah Basford Canales
By Katie Burgess, and Sarah Basford Canales
Updated April 14 2021 - 1:19pm, first published November 19 2020 - 6:02am
The Brereton report delivered some hard truths regarding alleged war crimes committed by Australian special forces in Afghanistan. Image: Department of Defence

A long-awaited report into alleged war crimes committed by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan has been released, sending shockwaves through the country.

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Katie Burgess

Katie Burgess

Federal politics reporter

Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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