A New Report on Australian Defence and Deterrence: June 2023

By Robbin Laird

This book addresses how the Australian Defence Force and the Australian government is addressing its way ahead in dealing with the new strategic situation facing Australia in the decade ahead.

China and its authoritarian allies are creating a new global strategic challenge o Australia and challenge its position in the world.

A Sir Richard Williams Foundation seminar held in March 2023 addressed these problems and occurred between the announcement of the new submarine program and the release of the strategic defence review at the end of April 2023.

Several interviews with ADF officers and leading strategies identify a number of pratcical problems which need to be tackled to shape an effective way ahead.