Iraq invasion: does Australia need an inquiry into our involvement?

The Chilcot report found glaring errors in the intelligence that sent us to war in 2003.

The release of the ‘Chilcot Report’ into the United Kingdom’s involvement in the 2003 invasion of Iraq threw into the spotlight the intelligence errors on which the war was founded.

With then Australian Prime Minister John Howard joining UK leader Tony Blair in following US President George W. Bush into the conflict, does Australia need its own inquiry into its involvement?

Mr Howard has defended Australia’s action, prompting a stinging rebuke from Paul Keating who said he should “hang his head in shame”.

West TV took to the streets of Perth to gauge public opinion on whether we should have our own inquiry.