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7 Sep 2020
Op-Ed: Learning the business, workforce and cultural lessons of COVID
COVID-19 came as a dramatic shock for the Australian and global economies. The lessons learned about workforce agility and retention, collaborative in...
4 Sep 2020
Op-Ed: Déjà vu in Australian defence industry participation
Expanding opportunities for Australian industry participation (AIP) in the nation’s multibillion-dollar defence modernisation and recapitalisation p...
3 Sep 2020
Op-Ed: The use of risk to distort supply chains
As Defence and industry embark on the largest ever peacetime rearmament program, managing supply chain risk is a key component of ensuring the capabil...
26 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: On orientation, political discourse and national strategy
In a time of genuine strategic uncertainty, any significant, albeit incremental, increase in defence capability that keeps extant capabilities up to d...
18 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: How level is the defence industry playing field?
While the development of Australia’s defence industry continues to go from strength-to-strength, debate and questions continue to swirl regarding th...
17 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: COVID-19 – Are we up for the challenge and the opportunity?
The devastating impact of the COVID-19 virus on Australian business is unprecedented. Many business leaders are focused on the survival of their busin...
13 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: Why Australia, the UK and Japan need closer security co-operation
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised that the post-Brexit UK will be vastly different to its predecessor, with the once global power ret...
12 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: Defence Connect supports Legacy during annual Legacy Week Campaign
In the trenches of WWI, a promise was made between a soldier and his dying mate. No matter what happens, he said he would “look after the missus and...
4 Aug 2020
Op-Ed: Untapped potential – Australian defence industry and the Indo-Pacific
The COVID-19 crisis has focused minds at all levels of government on economic stimulus, namely jobs and the need for greater supply chain security; bo...
31 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Sustaining sovereign innovation for Australia’s cyber-physical interests
The last month or so has seen unprecedented levels of focus and interest in Australia’s approach to cyber security and the trust we place in data, d...
30 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: What can the West do about China?
Beijing’s international and regional behaviour has finally started to raise alarms with nations around the world. This is particularly the case for ...
28 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Foreign Affairs are very much part of AUSMIN meetings
With the world still grappling with the chaos and turmoil of COVID-19, as well as rising great power competition and assertiveness, particularly in...
27 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Foundations for the future – US Marines still call the Pacific home
The US Marines have a proud history of operating in the Pacific, from the shores of Guadalcanal to the black sand beaches of Iwo Jima, and while the g...
22 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: The importance of backing Australian industry capability
The recent announcement by the federal government that EOS Defence Systems will supply 251 Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) to the ADF is not only a welco...
21 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Addressing concerns about the future submarines from a general’s perspective
When the new submarine was being proposed, the media often asked if 12 was the right number of submarines to buy. The answer I always gave was trite b...
13 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: The importance of early engagement with Australian firms
As Australia’s defence industry prepares to kick into high gear as the mega projects enter the next phase, early engagement and collaboration with t...
6 Jul 2020
Op-Ed: Amid the crisis, comes opportunity
As the world comes to grips with the economic, political and strategic impact of COVID-19, the opportunities it presents Australia’s sovereign defen...
29 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: Australian Grand Strategy, China and security
As conversation about Australia’s public policy response to Beijing’s increasing antagonism towards the nation continues to evolve, Dr Peter Layt...
26 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: Defence West in the COVID-19 world
COVID-19 has taught us many lessons, and one of them has been that effective communication has never been more important, explains Matt Moran, executi...
25 Jun 2020
Op-Ed: The intersection of a Grand Strategy and a National Security Strategy
The past six months have done more to reveal the changed reality of the world and the myriad challenges Australia faces than the previous decades comb...

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