In this episode of the Defence Insight Podcast, Major Cate Carter, course designer, Centre for Defence Leadership and Ethics at the Australian Defence College, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss findings from her research into the relationship between Defence and the broader community.
MAJ Carter begins by discussing her career in the Australian Army, explaining how her deployment in East Timor influenced her decision to forge a new path in academia.
The academic highlights the importance of building a scholarly community within the ADF, to help better inform future decision making.
MAJ Carter then goes on to discuss findings from her doctoral thesis, which explores the cultural characteristics of the Australian civil/military relationship.
Finally, she explains how learnings from her research can be applied to bridge the gap between the military and the civil space.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
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Episode 268: PODCAST: Cyber fortification — Major General (Ret’d) Dr Marcus Thompson AM
Episode 267: PODCAST: Effective negotiation in an evolving landscape – Simon Kelland, Scotwork
Episode 266: PODCAST: Mark Ormrod MBE - motivational speaker, author and Royal Marine veteran joins the DC team
Episode 265: PODCAST: Aviation wrap-up — RAAF evolution, military training, maintenance & procurement
Episode 264: PODCAST: News Brief — Defence breathes new life into Collins Class fleet
Episode 263: PODCAST: Glen Ferrarotto, founder of Ironside Recruiting
Episode 262: PODCAST: Land Forces 2021 — Defence Connect’s deputy editor Liam Garman, and news editor Charbel Kadib
Episode 261: PODCAST: The art of the possible — Gabby Costigan, CEO of BAE Systems Australia