I served as an officer in the Australian Army for 24 years. I believe that our alliance with the United States is detrimental to our
national security and as such should be reviewed

Cameron Leckie
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I feel that the issue warrants a broad analysis from as many concerned people as possible and that I have something to contrbute
to the discussion.

William Briggs
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For a future

Keri James
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Profound concern about the consequences of the ANZUS alliance and the current USA proposal to resurrect the First Naval Fleet
to be stationed in our region

Pamela Collett
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I am frustrated that western society applauds the accomplishments of our war heroes and Anzacs, glorifying murder.

Linda du Boulay
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To define the truth about foreign policy and how reality is distorted by the western media and politicians to believe an alliance with
America keeps us safe to win votes but factors of scale are not recognized and the arms race and going to war going to war have
high social and financial costs…

Glenn Major
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Population growth impacts

Frank Simpson
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As a returned servicemen I have had first-hand experience of when our politicians get us into wars at the behest of the US and for no national benefit

Noel Stuart Turnbull
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I am profoundly concerned for the potential of Australia’s foreign policy of alignment with USA to back fire and it is provocative.

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To point our that Australia does not have an independent foreign policy.

Dennis Murphy
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As a concerned citizen of Australia, I welcome the opportunity to express my opinions on Government policies, which appear to be in the hands of a few right wing politicians. This is beyond belief, and is holding us back from becoming the free, independent and liberal society that we could be.

Valerie Joy
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Military governors headed our first colonial settlements and led the Frontier Wars to dispossess the indigenous people. I thought we had outgrown that military relic.

John Menadue
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Australia’s relationship with the USA needs to be independent and peaceful and foreign policy needs to reflect that in the coming years.

Keri James
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I am unable to understand why Australia ever agreed to the stationing of US marines in Darwin.

Nicholas Deane
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Australia needs to be independent in its relationships with any other country

Joseph Lenzo
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European white caucasian people have taken control and populated a major percentage of the world. This is perceived as threatening to other countries who have maintained their own space.

Linda du Boulay
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The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has publicly given his assurance that Australia will seriously consider supporting the USA in launching a military attack on Iran. This needs to be brought to the attention of Australians.

Michael Henry, Just Peace Queensland
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In order for Australia to become independent and peaceful we must first address the injustices to our First Nations People by accepting the Uluru Statement From the Heart and enter into a meaningful treaty with them. We must learn lessons from them about caring for this land the better to address climate change.

Robin Anne Sevenoaks
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WRI has existed for one hundred years as an anti-militarist organisation opposed to war as a form of conflict resolution so this inquiry is relevant to its stand.

Prter Duncan Phipps Jones , War Resisters International (Australia)
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2020 ended with an ever evolving pre-war scenario still in play.

Brian Boyd
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It is not too late to make a contribution.

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