Released in the lead up to the 12th anniversary of the war on Iraq in March 2015
the new media briefing kit from Australians for War Powers Reform offers seven papers on issues of importance when considering the question of reforming Australia’s war powers.
The media briefing kit includes:
WAR POWERS REFORM: why it’s needed and why now
This paper argues that under present arrangements, committing the Australian Defence Force to international armed conflict (currently the prerogative of the Executive) is far too easy for such a grave and far-reaching matter
AUSTRALIA’S PROCESS FOR GOING TO WAR