Peter Dutton says the Coalition achieved ‘record’ defence spending after it fell to the lowest level since 1938 under the previous Labor government. Is that correct? – ABC News

Peter Dutton headshot wearing a tie with a dark background. VERDICT: Incorrect with a red cross

The verdict Mr Dutton is incorrect.

Source: Peter Dutton says the Coalition achieved ‘record’ defence spending after it fell to the lowest level since 1938 under the previous Labor government. Is that correct? – ABC News