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12 May 2020
Op-Ed: The US and Australia – An Unbreakable Alliance for the 21st century
It is a relationship forged throughout the major conflagrations of the 20th century, where American and Australian service personnel stood proudly in ...
11 May 2020
Op-Ed: Ensuring Australia’s platform superiority is backed by intellectual superiority
Much is made about Australia’s investment in next-generation warfighting capabilities, ranging from the Attack Class submarines and Boxer armoured v...
8 May 2020
Op-Ed: Future Defence national mobilisations and COVID-19
National mobilisation, the purposeful use of society’s resources to defend Australia and its interests, has been prominent in the managing of the 20...
7 May 2020
Op-Ed: Supporting and enhancing Australia’s defence industry capability
There are numerous online resources that outline the government’s response to COVID-19 and supporting the development of Australia’s critical defe...
6 May 2020
Op-Ed: Clock is ticking for survivors of abuse in the ADF
No doubt, abuse is a hard subject for people to talk about. Often, many survivors struggle to come forward for many years, let alone even talk about i...
5 May 2020
Op-Ed: Managing critical infrastructure in today’s connected world
Critical infrastructure fuels the modern economy by providing services essential to daily life, such as energy, food, water, transport, communications...
4 May 2020
Op-Ed: Why we need a broad ranging inquiry into Australia’s relationship with China
It is sometimes said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Some political o...
1 May 2020
Op-Ed: The COVID experience – Observations from someone astride two business sectors
I finished a 37-year career in the Australian Army in December of 2018. Given the pace of recent events it now seems like a very long time between the...
1 May 2020
Op-Ed: The post-COVID cyber security challenges and preparing Australia’s cyber resilience
It has not been an easy year. Just as the great fires began receding, police started patrolling supermarkets. Our Black Summer was replaced with a glo...
30 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Supporting defence capability through Australian SMEs
Australian small businesses are critical to our defence capability and we need to keep them strong on the road to the post COVID-19 environment, expla...
29 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: The importance of a national sovereignty strategy
Three months ago, as Australia was emerging from a nightmarish summer of bushfires, the first reports of a mysterious new virus began to trickle out o...
27 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Maintaining the integrity and security of individual cyber systems
With more and more of us working remotely and ever more dependent upon the cyber domain, maintaining the integrity and security of individual systems ...
24 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Keeping the commemoration of Anzac Day alive amid COVID-19
Retired Major General and senator for NSW Jim Molan, AO, DSC has played a pivotal role in the #AnzacAtHome campaign to help Australians maintain the ...
23 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Preparing Australia’s manufacturing sector for the post-COVID rebound
A grassroots effort by manufacturers is underway to crowdsource a new deal plan for reinvigorating Australian manufacturing post-COVID-19, Peter Rober...
17 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Plan Galileo, reshaping Navy’s sustainment and support
Despite the turmoil and disruption of COVID-19, keeping the individual branches of the ADF ready to meet the requirements expected by government and t...
15 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: The future of ADF mobility and energy security beyond naturally occurring fossil fuels
With growing conversations regarding Australia’s reliable access to liquid fuels being highlighted throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Chris Skinner fr...
14 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: Australia’s fuel (in)security and our lack of national resilience
Australia has long struggled to meet its obligations to maintain a domestic supply of liquid fuels, drawing the condemnation of the International Ener...
9 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: The Loyal Wingman for Singapore’s air force?
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is in the midst of a far-ranging transformation that constitutes a larger effort by the city-state to trans...
8 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: What is Paul Dibb’s real question about Australia’s defence?
In the 15 March edition of The National Interest, renowned Australian strategist Professor Paul Dibb, AM, in his piece, ‘How Australia Can Defend It...
6 Apr 2020
Op-Ed: It’s time to call in the reinforcements to respond to COVID-19
Operation COVID-19 Assist is a welcome boost to the ADF’s support to civilian authorities to manage this pandemic. The operation’s scalability wil...

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