Why do we quote defence spending as a GDP percentage?

By Letters to the Editor
March 15 2022 - 6:30pm
Anthony Albanese has committed a future ALP government to spending at least two per cent of GDP on defence. Picture: Keegan Carroll.

Labor Defence spokesman Brendan O'Connor, quoting Labor leader Albanese, confirms that if elected Labor would spend two per cent of GDP (though that figure is "likely to rise") on defence.

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