Information and commentary by the Australia Defence Association
This alphabetical-order index provides direct access to background information and comment by the Australia Defence Association on important, longstanding or recurring strategic security, defence and wider national security issues.
Formal comment by the Australia Defence Association records our analysis and commentary on current or recurring national security issues as they arise.
Letters-to-the-editor are often the ADA's best means to begin addressing new or developing issues swiftly as they occur.
The promotion of informed public debate on strategic security, defence and wider national security issues through public commentary, such as opinion articles, is a core activity of the Australia Defence Association's public-interest watchdog role.
Working with the media is integral to the Australia Defence Association's independent public-interest watchdog role, especially our public education and our long-term focused public-interest advocacy responsibilities. These records include transcripts, audio archives or podcasts from media interviews, discussion programs and on-line opinion fora featuring longer or more significant ADA input on a topic of particular public interest at the time.
These links note corrections to significant factual or contextual inaccuracy, misquotation, misrepresentation or sensationalism in media and other reporting of Australia Defence Association policy or commentary.
Recent submissions to parliamentary and official inquiries by the Australia Defence Association.
The ADA's formal publications and research papers provide comprehensive background information and comment on a wide range of longstanding or recurring national security issues.
Effective analysis and discussion of Australia's geo-strategic situation, strategic security and defence requirements is greatly assisted by using relevant maps and charts.
The Australia Defence Association recommends these publishers and bookshops for their coverage of Australian strategic security, defence and wider national security matters. Including military capability, strategic policy, military history, military biography, international affairs, strategic studies and related topics.