Andrew Hastie urges military power boost to defend Indo-Pacific peace

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated July 13 2022 - 7:26am, first published 3:10am

Opposition defence spokesperson Andrew Hastie has urged Australia to ramp up its military's lethal force by "all necessary means" in order to maintain peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region.

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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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