ASPI at 15
Overview ASPI was registered as a wholly government-owned company on 22 August 2001, but it was several years earlier when Ian McLachlan, the first Defence Minister of the Howard government, saw the need to establish an institute to provide an alternate source of advice on...
War, Strategy and History
This is a collection of essays in honour of eminent Professor Robert O’Neill. Each chapter was written by prominent academics and practitioners who have had a professional connection with Professor O’Neill during his long and distinguished career. The overarching themes running throughout the book are...
Geography, power, strategy and defence policy
Paul Dibb AM has had an extraordinary career. He enjoys an international scholarly reputation of the highest order, while at the same time he has done much distinguished public service. He was a pioneer in moving back and forth between posts in government departments, notably...
Defence diplomacy: is the game worth the candle?
Few defence topics have been as prominent or invested with as much optimism in recent years as defence diplomacy. This paper has been created to explore the issue and help guide policymakers. Foreword Few Defence topics have been as prominent or invested with as much...
To choose or not to choose: how to deal with China's growing power and influence
This paper collects 10 items published on the ASPI blog 'The Strategist' by eight authors on one of the most important public policy issues of this decade and beyond: how to deal with China’s growing power and influence.