Tag: Australian defence

Defence & Security

The threat of ISIS: Is Australia doing enough?

The emergence of ISIS and the introduction of new national security and anti-terror legislation continues to place a spotlight on Australia's borders, assets and information. Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, warned that governments need to be prepared to tackle…

15 Apr 2015, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security

Security experts say governments need to be prepared to tackle new levels of threat

Dr Rohan Gunaratna, Global Threat Environment Specialist and Head of International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, says, "Homeland security spending will continue to grow because there is a new global threat landscape that is emerging with the rise of ISIS. "So governments worldwide will have to invest…

12 Mar 2015, by Informa Australia

Defence & Security

The future of Australia’s submarines

Before coming into power, the Abbott government pledged to support the country's defence sector by manufacturing 12 new submarines in South Australia for the Royal Australian Navy. The country's next generation of submarines would follow the Collins-class vessels built by the Australian Submarine Corporation (ASC) between 1990 and 2003. Last year, then Shadow Defence Minister…

29 Aug 2014, by Informa Australia