ADA publications

The ADA's formal publications and research papers provide comprehensive background information and comment on a wide range of longstanding or recurring national security issues.



Discussion papers

ADA discussion papers tackle major or recurring subjects in Australian debate on strategic security, defence and wider national security issues. Each paper is a stand-alone contribution to informed public debate.

Defence Brief (ADA bulletin)

"Defence Brief" is the national bulletin of the Australia Defence Association and is distributed directly to members and supporters by email. Some back issues can be downloaded below. More recent issues of the bulletin may be found in the members-only section.

Defender (national journal)

For 25 years from 1983 to 2008 "Defender" was widely acknowledged as the primary journal of record for informed, topical and apolitical public debate on Australian strategic security, defence and wider national security issues.


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