Australian Defence Force

As a new defence chief comes in, Australia must focus its attention on its neighbours

You would be forgiven if it appeared the Australian Defence Force was still orientated towards all things European but Australia increasingly is having to engage closely not just with close and trusted partners but with its own neighbours.

Book Launch by the Governor-General - National Versus Human Security: Australian and Canadian Military Interventions

Join us for the launch of National Versus Human Security : Australian and Canadian Military Interventions by author Dr Gregory MacCallion.

Q&A: Hugh White - How to defend Australia

Australia’s defence policy has always been a tight focus for Emeritus Professor Hugh White AO, although he has approached it from many different angles during his diverse career as an intelligence analyst, journalist, ministerial staffer, senior public servant, think-tanker and academic. He spoke to Olivia Wenholz.

Enhancing Australian Options in a Crisis: Shaping More Sustainable Force

Brendan Sargeant and Andrew Carr comment on the strategic shift for Australia within the context of the evolving global situation.

The bigger challenge for the ADF’s amphibious capability

Peter Dean and Ken Gleiman’s recent paper Beyond 2017: the Australian Defence Force and amphibious warfare is undoubtedly timely.

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