Australia’s 2024 National Defence Strategy | Paddy Hallinan

In this episode we dive deep into Australia’s newly released National Defence Strategy. Paddy and Todd offer an in-depth analysis of the strategy’s key points, discussing its significance, opportunities, and risks for stakeholders in the defence sector.

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In this episode, we cover:

  • The process of digesting the National Defence Strategy and its implications for the defence community.
  • How the strategy links to the Integrated Investment Program, creating potential opportunities and risks.
  • The varied outcomes for major and smaller players within the defence sector.
  • The government’s role in setting the strategy and the responsibilities of senior defence personnel in implementing it.
  • Future considerations for the defence workforce and resource allocation.

Whether you’re a defence professional, policy maker, or someone interested in Australia’s national security, this episode provides valuable insights into the strategic direction and future of our nation’s defence capabilities. Don’t miss out on this engaging and informative discussion.

Paddy Hallinan is a distinguished executive consultant and advisor at Vaxa Group, specialising in Defence and National Security. With over 40 years of experience, he has held senior roles in the Australian Armed Forces, focusing on command, planning, and operational development. Paddy’s expertise extends to whole government security operations, crisis management, and strategic logistics. He holds a Master’s in Defence Studies from the University of Canberra and a Graduate Diploma in Strategic Studies from Deakin University. Paddy continues to provide strategic advisory services to the Australian Defence Force’s Joint Operations Headquarters.

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