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Defence policy

Find government information about national defence, air and space power and maritime policy.

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

Provides 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 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

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