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No, because I’m making the right decisions Neil. I’m making decisions to protect Australia’s national defence interests, to ensure that we got rid of, and didn’t proceed with, a contract that wasn’t going to do the right thing for Australia…

I was prepared to make the decisions that I had no doubt was going to draw some flak, and people would disagree with it. And if you don’t have the strength to do that, if you don’t have the strength to deal with the sledges and other things that come your way, well, you shouldn’t be in this job.

And I have certainly got a pretty good track record of being able to cop what comes, and be able to keep focused on the job and get things done and stand up for things right.

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