Public debate regarding the short- and long-term implications of recent cuts to the Defence budget plays an essential role in ensuring public awareness of defence issues. This public discourse also helps to fuel both inter- and intra-departmental dialogue regarding defence and broader national security issues. Much of this debate fits within the broad gamut of Defence preparedness, which is the area responsible for guiding the management of the ADF's finite capability, capacity and financial resources to meet short-, medium- and long-term challenges.
|Journal||Australian Defence Force Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|