Engaging Asia - Getting it Right - AIGroup March 2013

Engaging Asia – Getting it Right – AIGroup March 2011

In 2010 AsiaLink and the Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) undertook a survey of Australian business knowledge, experience and confidence in Asia. Businesses surveyed include Ai Group members who employ around 750,000 staff in a range of manufacturing, construction and services sectors including: engineering, automotive, food, transport, information technology, telecommunications, call centres, labour hire, printing, […]

2009 Australian Defence White Paper Implementation Plan

File Attachment: 2009 SRP Delivering Force 2030 Defence June 2009.pdf (776 KB) 1st June 2009. Over the next four years Defence funding will amount to approximately $104 billion. This is a massive investment of public money. Australians have a right to expect that Defence will use this money carefully. Defence must operate as efficiently as […]

2009 Australia's Experiences in Nation Building

File Attachment: 2009 Australia’s Experiences in Nation Building ANU May 2009.pdf (238 KB) 15th May 2009. When launching the Pacific Partnerships scheme, Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd stated: “It’s in Australia’s national interest for us to help build long-term political and economic stability in this neighbourhood.” The first half of this paper assessed the success […]

2009 Australian Defence Budget Released

2009 Australian defence budget have been released. May 2009 Australian Defence Budget Papers The purpose of the 2009-10 Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) is to inform Senators and Members of Parliament of the proposed allocation of resources to Government outcomes by agencies within the portfolio. Agencies receive resources from the annual appropriations acts, special appropriations (including […]

Statement Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies – July 2008

The Australian Government is a major investor in the creation and development of intellectual property (IP) through its many activities in science, health, education, public infrastructure, information technology, defence and arts and culture. The Intellectual Property Principles for Australian Government Agencies (‘the Statement of IP Principles’) provides a policy for the management of IP by […]

Improving Defence Management

Despite recent improvement, Defence management remains imperfect. Click here to download the report: Improving Defence Management This Special Report outlines the author’s view of problems with Defence management and suggests solutions. Consistent with the Review’s terms of reference, no attempt is made to  examine the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO). Nor have the internal management of […]

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004

2004 Profile of Australian Defence Industry Acil Tasman Nov 2004 This Study of Australian defence industry undertaken by ACIL Tasman examines the role of Australian defence industry in supplying and supporting Australia’s defence capabilities. As ACIL Tasman shows in this Study, private sector enterprises – large and small – play critical roles in the provision […]

Reviewing the Defence Capability Plan 2004–2014

The good, the bad and the ugly Click here to download the report: Reviewing the Defence Capability Plan 2004–2014 The 2004 revision of the DCP does three things. Firstly, it adds new projects and adjusts the timing of existing projects to take account of changed priorities. Secondly, it accommodates the cost increases that have arisen […]