The Labor Party of Australia have rundown our defence forces.
Our Nation's Defence Budget is in crisis and at historic lows when compared as a percentage of our GDP.(1.56%) If you put every full-time member of the ADF in the Melbourne City Cricket-ground, you'd barely half fill it. (56, 000).
Indonesia has over 1, 000, 000 armed members of their military and paramilitary forces. China's increased military capabilities has "shifted the Pacific balance."(The Australian News Paper 21.12.12)
While our Prime Minister has been obsessed with trying to stop the world's climate from changing with a new Australian tax (Carbon), North Korea has developed the ability to fly a nuclear bomb to any part of the Australian main land. What plan does our Prime Minister Gillard have to protect us?