Australia’s new National Defence Strategy – is it fit for purpose?

Our speaker, Major General (Rtd) Adam Findlay AM, is the complete soldier. He’s been deployed on operations, an advisor to government, and has degree qualifications, includling a PhD, in Defense Studies and Military History.

We are living in historic times where there are active wars involving first world powers in Europe and the Middle East, with the threat of one in the Far East. At the same time Australia seems to be in worse shape to fight a war than at any time since WWII.

In April this year the Federal Government released the inaugural National Defence Strategy which “articulates the Government’s adoption of a Strategy of Denial, which aims at deterring conflict before it begins“. To this end it envisages the Defence Force “transitioning to an integrated, focused force designed to address Australia’s greatest threats.

It would take a lot of deterrence to deter some of the aggressive actors in our region with China as good as telling Taiwan it will invade.

To book click here.

When: Tuesday 18th June at 12:30pm – 2:30pm.
Where: The Brisbane Club, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Q, 4000
(includes lunch and drinks)
General Admission : $165
Premium Ticket: $500
AIP Member: $135
Table of 10: $1350
Concession Admission: $100
Booking: To book click here

The Brisbane Club is  very close to Central Station and the Queen Street Mall Bus Station.