Peter Jennings

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Peter Jennings

Peter Jennings PSM has been Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute since 30 April 2012. He previously served as Defence adviser to the Federal Opposition (1990–93), Chief of Staff to the Minister for Defence (1996–98), and head of the Strategic Policy Branch in the Department of Defence (1998–99). In late 1999, he was co-director of the East Timor Policy Unit, responsible for developing Australia’s policy approaches to the international peacekeeping operation in East Timor. He was appointed the Deputy Director of the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation in 2002. He was a senior adviser in the Prime Minister’s office responsible for developing a strategic policy framework for Cabinet in 2002–03. He was the Deputy Secretary Strategy in the Department of Defence in 2010–12. He was awarded the Public Service Medal in the Australia Day 2013 Honours List for outstanding public service through the development of Australia’s strategic and defence policy, particularly in the areas of Australian Defence Force operations in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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31 Oct 2016
Overview ASPI was registered as a wholly government-owned company on 22 August 2001, but it was several years earlier...
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06 Apr 2016
The 2016 Defence White Paper (DWP 2016), released in February this year, was the third such document in a little under...

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12 May 2015
Overview: Malcolm Fraser, Australia’s 22nd Prime Minister, died on 20 March 2015 aged 84. This Strategic Insights ,...
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23 Apr 2015
Overview: The recently released report of the First Principles Review of Defence, Creating One Defence, is set to...
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