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Defence white paper

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Details the Government's long-term strategic direction and commitments for Australia's national defence as well as future capability requirements.

Department of Defence

Air Power Development Centre

The Air Power Development Centre provides practical and effective analysis and advice on the strategic development of air and space power to the Chief of Air Force, the Royal Australian Air Force and its partners.

Department of Defence

Australian Defence Force Warfare Centre

Provides training to ADF members and Defence civilians to enhance ADF Joint and Combined operational capability. Training is delivered through doctrine development, short courses, joint and combined exercises, and evaluation.

Department of Defence

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Provides government with alternative perspectives on defence policy issues and publishes information on the strategic issues that confront Australia to inform public debate.

Australian Strategic Policy Institute Ltd

Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies

The senior educational institution of the Australian Defence College, it is responsible for providing Australian and overseas participants with the knowledge and skills required to operate at the strategic level in a complex and modern security environment.

Department of Defence

Sea Power Centre – Australia

Promotes the study, discussion and awareness of maritime issues and strategy. Offers historical information on the Royal Australian Navy, including a brief history, naval battles of World War 2 and the role of the Navy in later operations.

Department of Defence