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17 Oct 2019
Australian public being ‘left in the dark’ on national security: Rear Admiral (Ret’d) Kevin Scarce
Former South Australian governor and retired Rear Admiral, Kevin Scarce, has set tongues wagging claiming that Australia’s political and defence lea...
17 Oct 2019
Responding to ‘grey zone’ tactics with a values-based, national agenda
As the fabric of Australian and Western democracies come under ever increasing pressure from totalitarian governments, organised crime and violent ext...
16 Oct 2019
Dibb Report 2.0: Paul Dibb enters the ‘Defending Australia’ debate
Renowned Australian strategic policy expert Paul Dibb has launched a scathing assessment of the nation’s increasingly precarious position in the Ind...
16 Oct 2019
South Korea doubles down with new, expanded aircraft carrier plans
Drawing inspiration from the resurgent Royal Navy, South Korea is preparing two plans for a conventional aircraft carrier force in response to the ris...
15 Oct 2019
Balancing values, Australia’s China relations and its position in the region
The values differences between Australia, the West and China are becoming increasingly visible. The way in which the nation navigates the increasingly...
15 Oct 2019
Frank Lowy calls on Australia to pull its socks up and invest in itself for the future
Sir Frank Lowy has issued a challenge for the government and Australian people as the nation appears to be inching towards an economic slow down: buil...
14 Oct 2019
Pushing back against China doesn’t mean the end of the world despite the hype
Over the weekend, Allan Gyngell, AO, penned a piece titled ‘How to train your Dragon’ as an introduction to the rapidly developing challenge Aust...
14 Oct 2019
Prime Minister announces Pacific trade and cultural ties as part of renewed push
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a renewed push to expand the trade and cultural relationships between Australia and the south Pacific as ...
11 Oct 2019
History provides a clue for the future: Andrew Hastie
Chair of the parliamentary joint committee for intelligence and security, and former SAS Captain, Andrew Hastie has once again called for Australia to...
11 Oct 2019
South Korea pursuit of nuclear submarines heats up regional competition
South Korea is allegedly reviewing plans to build a 5,000-tonne nuclear-powered submarine based on the French Barracuda Class submarine, which serves...
10 Oct 2019
Shipbuilding is sexy, but sustainment pays the bills: RADM Wendy Malcolm
While much of the focus has been placed on the $90 billion Naval Shipbuilding Plan, an elite team within CASG is working behind the scenes to ensure t...
9 Oct 2019
Girt by sea: MINDEF’s Sea Power speech reinforces the role of RAN
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has used her address to the Sea Power Conference to reinforce the future of the Royal Australian Navy and its record $...
9 Oct 2019
Building a ‘thinking and fighting’ Royal Australian Navy for the 21st century
Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Michael Noonan’s official launch of Plan Pelorus has provided an updated plan outlining the future role and capabilities ...
8 Oct 2019
Build for and with: Discussing the strike capability of the Attack Class
With the detailed design phase of the $50 billion SEA 1000 program well underway and the nation’s long-range strike capabilities seemingly limited, ...
7 Oct 2019
PM identifies ‘our interest’ in speech to Lowy Institute
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has used a lecture for the Lowy Institute to articulate Australia’s interests in a world in transition – with a foc...
4 Oct 2019
US demonstrates distributed lethality of Navy LCS and Air Force Bombers
The US Navy has combined the distributed lethality of an up-gunned, Australian-designed LCS equipped with the Naval Strike Missile with the long-range...
4 Oct 2019
Australian researchers leading the way in cyber security analysis
Australian researchers have developed a dataset of global cyber security threats from previous incidents, which they believe could help researchers pr...
3 Oct 2019
Perfect storm provides opportunity to establish national security strategy priorities
Following pointed comments by Beijing’s ambassador, and in light of growing concern about Australia’s continuing economic stability and prosperity...
2 Oct 2019
President Xi presides over 70th birthday celebration with focus on a ‘new era’
Much of the world watched as Chinese President Xi Jinping inspected the latest generation of the rising superpower’s weapon systems and boldly decla...
1 Oct 2019
Chinese ambassador reminds Australia who pays its bills, but that goes two ways
Beijing’s ambassador to Australia, Cheng Jingye, has called for greater “mutual respect” and a reduction of “prejudices and suspicions” spec...

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