defence budget


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.

Briefing paper

25 May 2017

This report gives interested readers greater access to the complex workings of the Defence Budget and promotes informed debate on Defence budget issues.


30 Apr 2015

Almost everything about the Abbott government’s project to spend up to $40 billion on twelve new submarines is breathtakingly wrongheaded, hazardous strategically and profligate financially. The process of deciding which country and company will be lead builder is a zigzag without logic born of prime-ministerial...