Hugh Smith


Educating for the profession of arms in Australia

This report examines professional military education in Australia - the career-long process of developing the qualities Australian Defence Force personnel will require as members of the profession of arms. It sets out reasons why professional military education (PME) is crucial to Australian security and outlines...

Stepping up: Part-time forces and ADF capability

Armed forces around the world are making increasing use of part-time personnel to sustain operational deployments and to deliver levels of capability beyond those possible with their full-time forces. This report argues that some changes could help the ADF Reserve forces to provide more capability...