The devil in the detail: Australia's first national security statement

National security Power resources Australia

This Policy Analysis, authored by Carl Ungerer and Anthony Bergin, examines the inaugural Australian National Security Statement released on 4 December by the Prime Minister. The statement goes some way to outlining the broad range of risks and threats facing Australia, but it represents only a partial strategy. At this stage, the jury must remain out on whether a number of the changes the statement suggests will work to improve our national security.

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