Call in the Khaki: The Australian Defence Force and COVID-19 – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Australia’s resort to the military in these pandemic times is unexceptional. When found short in their civilian deployments, the authorities in many countries have called upon the armed forces to provide assistance. But the pressing concern when using such personnel, notably in instances where their roles and positions are unclear, can only trouble the purists of accountability. For Morrison, the move is very much in the tradition of mass distraction and excuse. If more things go wrong, blame the medically inexpert Lieutenant General.

Source: Call in the Khaki: The Australian Defence Force and COVID-19 – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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