White Paper on Defence

The Commonwealth Government has begun developing a White Paper on Defence to inform its long-term defence policy settings and capability; reflecting overall strategic, national security, fiscal and broader policy priorities. To inform the White Paper, the Department of Defence has released an Issues Paper for public consultation until 29 October 2014.

The Issues Paper and details on how to make a submission are available at www.defence.gov.au/whitepaper External Link - opens in new window.  The defence sector plays a significant role in the ACT economy, so businesses with an interest in the defence sector are encouraged to make a submission.