Defence expenditure


Report no.2 of 2017-18
11 Jul 2017

The objective of the audit was to assess whether Defence has a fit-for-purpose framework for the management of materiel sustainment.


6 Apr 2016

The 2016 Defence White Paper (DWP 2016), released in February this year, was the third such document in a little under seven years—a notably shorter interval than has been the case since the release of the first back in 1976.

In this volume, we’ve...


16 Apr 2002

APO's debates pages provide an overview of major policy debates and links to key online documents.

U.S. President George W. Bush is asking for $379 billion dollars for defence spending for 2003, and $470 billion by 2007. This is the largest single year...