defence spending

Why is no one debating one of the budget's biggest spends?

One of the largest and fastest growing expenditures in the federal budget, defence spending, will receive little or no debate, to the cost of our nation’s security.

John Blaxland talks with Henry Shinn from tbs eFM Primetime about Australian strategy and the Defence White Paper 2016

John Blaxland talks with Henry Shinn from tbs eFM Primetime about Australian strategy and the Defence White Paper 2016 on 3 March 2016.

Defence White Paper fails to deal with the strategic risks we face in the Asian century

Like so many defence plans before it, the latest one leaves us drifting without a coherent response to China’s bid for regional leadership.

Defence white paper: how many billions is enough to keep Australia safe?

The world is not completely Hobbesian, but there are enough points of concern for this defence white paper to be considered well argued

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