defence

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A University of Adelaide and UNSW defence initiative has secured a slice of approximately $250 million in federal government funding.

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The future of Australia’s space efforts will hinge on coordination between defence, industry and universities.

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Two UNSW research commercialisation initiatives could share in $242.7 million in federal government funding under the new Trailblazer Universities Program.

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Australia's unexpected move to nuclear submarines and the AUKUS alliance raises challenges with China and cost blowouts, say UNSW experts on defence and international relations.

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The AUKUS partnership puts Australia in a uniquely strengthened position, says UNSW defence expert Paul Maddison.

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These issues matter to our strategic allies, particularly in the Pacific. Dutton's climate change scepticism and attitudes toward First Nations people could be damaging.

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The Australian Maritime Development Centre will play a vital role in the nation's naval future.

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Australia's decision to spend $7 billion on six MQ-4C Triton remotely piloted aircraft revives the nation's involvement with drones – and the ethical questions that come with them, writes Jai Galliott. 

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UNSW Canberra has launched a new Defence Research Institute to deliver world-class research to enhance Australia's security.

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Australia should play to its strengths to develop and increase exports of its existing expertise in cyber security rather than other military exports, writes Greg Austin.

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