Defence offers a lucrative source of revenue for the big four consulting firms, and a rich tradition of former officials helping companies take advantage.
The Australian Defence Force will be inordinately affected by future humanitarian crises and military conflicts resulting from climate change. How it acts today will prove crucial.
What makes a protectionist? Willingness to waste money, or true faith in the power of trade barriers?
Australia's preparations for Iraq were hampered by the Howard government's fear of opposition to the war, a declassified study shows.
Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.
The senator, who has seen a rapid advancement up the ranks of Labor, brought an approach to questioning a Senate reference committee that left Defence representatives scratching their heads.
While endlessly talking about the importance of cybersecurity, the government has an all-care-no-responsibility attitude toward its defence data.
George Pell is set to return to Australia to face historical sex charges, Tony Abbott goes off the deep end, and the ASD is given more cybersecurity powers. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.
Australians policymakers need to begin thinking through the implications of the Trump presidency: what if we can no longer rely on the United States for our security?