Senator Janet Rice speaks on the Migration and Maritime Powers Amendment (Resolving the Asylum Legacy Caseload) Bill 2014, pointing out it will devastate the lives of real people who are suffering through no fault of their own.
This year Australia's, America's and other nations' airforces held air exercises in the Northern Territory for Excercise Pitch Black. Hearing word that there were B-52 bombers, a strategic bomber synonymous with their nuclear weapons capabilities, Scott decided to confirm or deny the rumour. Whilst at it, he decided to make sure that we're not hosting dangerous nuclear targets on home soil, and that we're abiding by our obligations under the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty. Whilst refusing to answer on the first question, the government insists its abiding by the treaty, which requires Australia to not allow nuclear weapons to be stationed on our territory.