December 5, 2014 3
Walkleys goss edition ... Abbott's Facebook re-examined ... budget cuts hurt at defence ...
November 19, 2014
Australia and France have been quietly negotiating a defence treaty that will affect New Caledonia and French Polynesia. But the people that live there seem to have been lost in the negotiations, writes Nic Maclellan, journalist and researcher on Pacific affairs.
September 16, 2014 43
The demise of inept defence minister David Johnston may no longer be so imminent given we're now at war... or something.
September 15, 2014
Crikey readers have their say on terror threat levels, the real meaning of "moomba" and other issues of the day.
September 12, 2014 11
There are reasons Australia should build submarines -- and they are not all to do with cost.
August 28, 2014 20
The parallels between the current path to intervention in Iraq and Syria and the Iraq War 11 years ago are uncanny and discomfitting.
March 28, 2014 4
Courier-Mail staff hauled in for legal training ... journo earns $270k ... ANZAC rules stipulate 'hand on heart' ...
December 6, 2013 5
Defence Housing Australia, whose mandate is to provide housing for Defence personnel, has rented out several Townsville properties to the general public. Crikey intern Tim Oliver reports.
December 5, 2013 4
Defence officers cashing in on Afghan war's end? ... new 7.30 host revealed ... another education program canned ...
November 26, 2013 1
Abbott's academic transcript ... calling all toilet reviewers ... older readers in revolt ...
April 24, 2013 4
Is Julia Gillard actually being investigated? By the police, and not just by News Ltd? Plus other political views noted along the way/
January 25, 2013 3
Defence women on the frontline since January 1 ... transport group to go into administration? ... readers of The Age love their guns ...
December 24, 2012 1
The ADF plans to enter a uniformed marching formation in the 2013 Sydney Mardi Gras for the first time. It's about time, writes one journalist and gay Defence spouse.
December 7, 2012
The Australian Defence Force directly delivers about half of Australia's aid to Afghanistan. There are myriad problems with this approach, writes Gareth Bryant from AID/WATCH.
July 6, 2012 53
Readers have been running the ruler over the Coalition's "speaker's notes" leaked by Crikey yesterday. Here are the best responses ...
May 9, 2012 4
Some paint a bleak picture of risky cuts to our defence forces as a result of last night's budget announcement, but the only risk should be towards the dead wood in the portfolio, writes Eric Palmer, a Defence writer and analyst.
May 4, 2012 15
Yesterday's defence spending cutbacks won't have much impact from the critical perspective of industry policy.
May 4, 2012
The 2013 Defence white paper is a failure before it starts. Unworkable. Unaffordable. A loss of national defence capability; continuing. With no end in sight, writes Eric Palmer.
March 9, 2012 1
Crikey readers have their say.
June 17, 2011 17
Our $16.7 billion spending on the war on terror had ended up in some interesting hands -- and hasn't necessarily reduced the threat of terrorism.