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A service was held in Sydney today to commemorate 50 years since Australian troops departed for the Indonesia Confrontation in Malaya. Between 1962 and 1966, Indonesia fought a small, undeclared war with Malaysia in an effort to destabilise the new federation. The war, which began when Indonesia launched a series of cross-border raids into Malaysian…

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has denied the government is contemplating ”people swaps” with Jakarta, seemingly contradicting comments by a senior adviser to the Indonesian Vice-President, as the boats issue continues to dominate in the opening week of the new Parliament.      Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines