Formal comment by the Australia Defence Association records our analysis and commentary on current or recurring national security issues as they arise.
Our commentary and background information on longstanding or recurring national security issues can be found through the issues index, the Defender index covering our national journal Defender, and in our electronic bulletin Defence Brief.
Formal comment by the ADA on this website is endorsed by the Board of Directors on behalf of the Association.
If an individual citation for our formal comment is required for media reporting, please cite our executive director, Neil James.
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We welcome supportive or critical comment on our efforts through our feedback link, but naturally expect that your feedback will also respect community standards for courtesy and informed public debate.