Secret deal struck for Australian weapons systems bound for Saudi

The Australian Government is providing tens of millions of dollars to a Canberra defence company exporting a next-generation weapons system destined for Saudi Arabia, a country accused of complicity in war crimes in Yemen and the brazen murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

‘My crystal ball is clouded’: World politics may dictate if Darwin’s troop numbers grow

The number of serving ADF members in the NT has dips from 6,868 in 2010 to 5,015 by 2018, according to NT Treasury Department figures — but a major, multi-billion dollar spend in the region could turn that around.

Australian Army soldiers’ lucrative career change advising foreign army accused of war crimes

Australian defence force veterans are earning tens of thousands of US dollars a month in the United Arab Emirates advising troops fighting in a bloody Middle East conflict dogged by allegations of war crimes and indiscriminate civilian casualties.

Australia’s secret backing for nations fighting Yemen’s bloody war

The Australian government approves the export of dozens of shipments of military items to to Middle Eastern countries embroiled in the bloody Yemen war, a conflict dogged by accusations of war crimes and indiscriminate civilian killings.