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David Connery

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Australian Strategic Policy Institute

 
Dr David Connery joined ASPI as the Senior Analyst for the Strategic Policing and Law Enforcement Program in August 2013. David comes to us from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, where he worked on counter-terrorism and international strategic policy. His career experience includes appointments as a Deputy Director of the National Security College at the Australian National University; Director Strategic Analysis in the Department of Defence; and appointments in the Office of National Assessments and Army Headquarters. He is also Deputy Head of the Australian Army History Unit, where his most recent book, Conducting Counterinsurgency: Reconstruction Task Force 4 in Afghanistan, was published in 2011.  David’s PhD from the Australian National University examined crisis policymaking in Australia, and his work involved a comprehensive analysis of the 1999 East Timor crisis. 


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Research report

30 Nov 2016

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This special report examines how government, business and the community in four nations share information about organised crime. Its key finding is that the Australian Government, businesses and community as a whole must be open to new kinds of information...

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07 Jul 2016

Criminal intelligence (CrimInt) is so useful in serious criminal investigations that it’s difficult to envisage a situation where it shouldn’t be sought and used if it’s available.

This special report argues that Australia’s current arrangements for gathering and disseminating CrimInt...

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Research report

07 Jun 2016

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The defence of Australia's interests is a core business of federal governments. Regardless of who wins the election on July 2, the incoming government will have to grapple with a wide range of security issues. This report provides a range of perspectives on...

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Research report

20 Aug 2015

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This report analyses serious, transnational and organised crime and the harms it causes to Australia’s interest, with the aim of reinvigorating a discussion of this critical matter amongst Australians.

This web impacts on our national interests to the sum...

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Technical report

30 Jun 2015

This paper examines the scope and nature of terrorism motivated by violent Islamist extremism in Australia through a comprehensive database, assesses the policy responses by the government to date, and offers recommendations.

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In September 2014 the...

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23 Feb 2015

This report argues that it’s time for the federal cabinet to take a coordinated and strategic look at its law enforcement responsibilities, starting with a review.

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Strong international, technological, political and social forces are changing the criminal...

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Research report

13 Oct 2014

Are Australia's ministerial arrangements for managing domestic security optimal? This paper examines this question as a debate.

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The recent increase in Australia’s terrorism alert, reported prime ministerial concern over national security arrangements,...

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Research report

08 Oct 2014

Overview: This Special Report presents both governments with options for PNG–Australian police engagement over the next decade. The authors set out the case for establishing an enduring strategic partnership that can deliver the sustainable progress that the fluctuating...

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Research report

14 Aug 2014

Overview: This report examines a recent proposal to merge the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) and the CrimTrac Agency. There are two distinct—but not irreconcilable—views about this proposal. Reconciling these views will require detailed research about how a merged...

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25 Mar 2014

This Special Report presents a strategy for the future relationship between Indonesia’s National Police—known as POLRI—and the Australian Federal Police (AFP). It draws on 60 interviews with current and retired police officers, officials from other Australian and Indonesian agencies, and...

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