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Australia's defence force faces funding cuts

Australia's defence force faces funding cuts

Updated 31 January 2013, 15:10 AEDT

Apart from fixing the date of the next election, the Australian Prime Minister has also announced there will be structural cuts in this year's budget.

Australia's Defence Force has already been hit with significant funding cuts and may face more as the government battles to keep its budget in the black.

Presenter: Jim Middleton

Speaker: Stephen Smith, Australia's Defence Minister

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