Tag: adf

Defence & Security

Enhanced military training environments within a complex security landscape | an interview with Brigadier Mark Brewer

“We will need to train differently,” Brigadier Mark Brewer, said ahead of the ADM Northern Australia Defence Summit. “The continued diffusion of lethal capabilities to non-state-actors, rising state-on-state tensions, combined with ongoing threat of terrorism create a very complex security environment both now and into the future.” Against this is the accelerating pace of technological…

24 Sep 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Defence & Security

How the Australian Army is leveraging a national obsession with drones

Drones were a defining symbol of the new millennium. A technology that would not only lead the military into a new frontier of combat and surveillance; but delight technophiles around the world and become a form of recreation in their own right. Drones made their debut in the early 2000’s, assisting the CIA with targeted…

13 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Social Policy

Close-Up: John Rogerson

John Rogerson was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) in 2008.  He has been with the ADF since October 1994 as General Manager (Operations), and was appointed Deputy Chief Executive and Director of the Foundation’s Good Sports program in 2000. During this time, the Good Sports program expanded from a research…

1 Apr 2014, by Informa Insights