Natalie Klein

seized drug packages on a table

International and Australian laws need to be updated to cope with the newest drug-trafficking technique threatening maritime security.

Ruby Princess

Australia has a duty to provide urgent medical care to the crews under a maritime convention, but it must weigh the threat to Australians if it allows the ships to dock, too.

US Iran conflict

As Australia commits to joining a coalition in the Strait of Hormuz, preventing escalation of any conflict should be the primary concern of all players.