Scott Morrison says weapons will be sent, warns Australians against travelling for 'suicide mission' amid Ukraine crisis

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
By Finn McHugh, and Gerard Cockburn
Updated March 9 2022 - 1:40am, first published March 1 2022 - 6:00am

Australia will send deadly weapons to Ukraine for the first time to fight Russian armed forces, but the Prime Minister has urged Australians not to travel for a "suicide mission" in eastern Europe.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter