Military operations

Report

28 Jun 2018

This report provides new details about the Myanmar military’s command structure and troop deployments, as well as the security forces’ arrests, enforced disappearances and torture of Rohingya men and boys in the weeks directly before the current crisis unfolded.

Discussion paper

A modern professional sustainable service for Australian veterans and their families
31 May 2018

Darren Chester, Federal Veterans’ Affairs Minister, announced this scoping study to improve advocacy and support services for veterans and their families. The Terms of Reference are set out at Attachment A to this discussion paper.

Strategy

23 Apr 2018

This strategy document outlines the Australian government’s long-term vision to build and develop a robust, resilient and internationally competitive Australian defence industry base that is better able to help meet defence capability requirements.

Guide

12 Apr 2018

The purpose of this quick guide is to provide parliamentarians and their staff with helpful resources for researching various aspects of Australian military history.

Briefing paper

10 Apr 2018

For Australia, both defensive and offensive cyber capabilities are now an essential component of our nation’s military arsenal, and a necessary step to ensure that we keep up with global players.

Research report

4 Apr 2018

This Strategic Insight traces the origins of the ANZUS Treaty, examines its substantive content, and considers whether and how it might apply in the event of a conflict between the United States and North Korea.

Research report

27 Feb 2018

There is an increasing recognition that realistic climate change scenarios predict events that have the potential to significantly impact on all aspects of society. Some developed nations are taking steps to prepare for climate driven, crisis events such as extreme weather disasters and large-scale population...

Research report

15 Feb 2018

This report reviews the evolution of Russia’s strategic and defence engagement in the IndAsPac. It also critically reviews Russia’s regional defence strategy, including threats perceptions, and principal vectors of regional engagement, predominantly through its active defence diplomacy.

Report

12 Feb 2018

This report looks at how conflict has impacted children, and sheds light on a worrying trend of increased brutality against children in conflict, particularly in the last few years.

Report

30 Jan 2018

This report argues that peer competitors and armed non-state groups alike have been seemingly so impressed by Western air power that they’re developing their own. Australia's use of the skies is now contested, and we now need to be able to counter potential adversaries’ use...

Report

21 Nov 2017

The Rohingya people in Myanmar are trapped in a vicious system of state-sponsored, institutionalised discrimination that amounts to apartheid, says Amnesty International in this major analysis into the root causes of the current crisis in Rakhine State.

Report

19 Oct 2017

The committee is investigating how the increased investment in defence will deliver benefits and opportunities for regional economies and communities. This report focuses on evidence received in Darwin and Katherine.

Research report

20 Sep 2017

This paper provides a summary of Australia’s military operations in Syria and an overview of key associated issues, particularly those relevant to the Parliament. Many of these matters are also relevant to the conduct of operations in Iraq, but this paper does not specifically address...

Report

11 Sep 2017

This report outlines how the Australian Defence Force (ADF) anticipates that there will be local opportunities in the construction, logistics support, retail and tourism sectors, following plans to increased Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) training in Australia.

Report

14 Aug 2017

On 8 February 2017 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2017: The impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities, with particular reference to:...

Discussion paper

16 Jun 2017

This resource examines how to integrate militarised equipment into the United States' many police forces.

Research report

13 Apr 2017

This analysis of warship service life options comes at a time when Australia is planning to embark upon a substantial naval shipbuilding venture. It looks at the implications of warship service life for the overall cost-of-ownership and the operation of the Royal Australian Navy as...

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