Graeme Cheeseman


Safe but not secure

In his contribution to The Drawing Board's symposium on the 2002-03 federal budget, Graeme Cheeseman argues that, while most post-budget commentaries have made much of the government's political motives for focussing on border protection and the war against terrorism, less has been said about the...

The Howard government's defence white paper

The Howard government's recent defence white paper was said by its authors to be the result of a new and more open and rigorous approach to policymaking. The document was seen by some to be the 'best Australian Defence White Paper yet'. Graeme Cheeseman argues...