Mal Brough blasts Islamic Extremists in speech
MEMBER for Fisher Mal Brough has released footage of a speech delivered before Parliament where he blasts 'Islamic Extremists' in the region.
Mr Brough called on the Australian Government to protect 'Western values' and use their position in the Security Council to advocate to the Western World that they will stay the course for as long as the extremists do.
"I think that appeasement and containment is never going to be enough for people who have extremists views, who wish to dominate the world, to dominate what our Western values are," he said
"They're aim is to destroy everything that we stand for."
"Now is the time for us to act decisively, to act with strength, to act with commitment and to act together.
"That is the way we will protect our values. That is the way we will protect Australia, and nothing less will do."
The Abbott government will spend at least half a billion dollars for each year that Australia is engaged in military action against Islamic State militants in Iraq, and potentially Syria, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has indicated.
Mr Abbott on Tuesday spoke to Fairfax Radio, revealing he had received early costings of what the intervention, which he has described as a "mission, not a war", will cost Australian taxpayers.
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