Michael Shoebridge


After COVID-19: volume 2

This volume of 'After COVID-19' builds on volume 1, and identifies some of the future challenges and opportunities as they relate to Australia’s role in the region and the multilateral system.

National security agencies and the cloud

This report identifies four significant obstacles that stand in the way of Australia’s national security community moving to cloud infrastructure. These obstacles need to be crossed, and the change needs to be driven by ministers and agency heads.

Returning to work during the pandemic

How might Australia return to work without getting back on the elevator of exponentially growing infection and deaths? This report sketches out that path, with the answers involving mass testing, and companies funded and supported to do rapid testing, data collection and analysis.
Policy report

Indo-Pacific immune systems to enable healthy engagement with the Chinese state and China’s economy

This paper sets out three challenges to the creation of a future for Indo-Pacific states and peoples consistent with the visions of a ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’ (FOIP) expressed by Japan, India, the US and Australia, and now by the ASEAN outlook on the Indo-Pacific.

North of 26 degrees south and the security of Australia

This resource presents a series of articles, by a range of trusted and up and coming authors, exploring the continued importance of Northern Australia to national security and defence strategy.