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National Security Podcast: Australia’s Defence Strategy Update

Gai Brodtmann
Brendan Sargeant
Rory Medcalf
Katherine Mansted
Chris Farnham

Government and governance | Australia


In this episode of the National Security Podcast, we are joined by former Shadow Assistant Minister for Cyber Security and Defence Gai Brodtmann, Head of the ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre Brendan Sargeant, and Rory Medcalf, Head of the National Security College, to examine Australia's recently unveiled 2020 Defence Strategy Update and Force Structure Plan.

47 minute listen

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Live blog: Bushfire analysis and opinion

Angus Blackman

Environment & energy | Australia


This live blog has now finished. For more on Australia's bushfires, visit our In Focus section.

In the face of disaster, misinformation can move quickly, and solutions can be hard to come by. As part of our mission to bring you relevant, fact-based, policy-focused debate on crucial issues, over the coming weeks Policy Forum will cover analysis and opinion on Australia’s bushfires.

Don’t miss a beat right here. If you see any analysis and opinion you think we should cover, reach out directly to me at You can also join the conversation on social media via @APPSPolicyForum on Twitter or in our Policy Forum Pod Facebook group.

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