This is not a complete listing of ADA opinion articles over this period. It includes only articles that are available in electronic records.
Opinion articles by the Australia Defence Association: 2007-09
The strength of opinion on the current war in Afghanistan is often inversely proportional to actual knowledge of the country and its recent history.
Defence force logistic support to the Commonwealth government's emergency intervention in Northern Territory aboriginal communities has been deliberately misrepresented in an inflammatory and sensationalist fashion by some opponents of the intervention. Such misrepresentation and scaremongering is disgraceful.
The ADF gap-year program launched on Thursday 09 August 2007 is an imaginative step to help solve defence force recruiting shortfalls. But just as importantly the program also has important implications for the integrated relationship between the defence force's full-time and reservist components, and for the future relationship between the ADF and Australian society generally.