Security tsar Mike Pezzullo told to 'tone it down' over 'drums of war' China message

By Karen Barlow, Daniel McCulloch
Updated April 28 2021 - 3:20am, first published April 27 2021 - 4:28am
Mike Pezzullo says Australia must strive for peace, but not at the cost of its liberty. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo has been upbraided and told to "tone it down" by West Australian Premier Mark McGowan over a hawkish Anzac Day message that the global "drums of war" are beating and Australia must prepare for regional conflict.

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