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Post-war defence of Australia

Australian Institute of International Affairs. Melbourne Research Group.

Post-war defence of Australia

by Australian Institute of International Affairs. Melbourne Research Group.

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Published by Robertson & Mullens in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Australia -- Defenses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby The Melbourne Research Group, the Australian Institute of International Affairs
      SeriesAustralia in a new world, no. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA870 .A33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p.
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL189619M
      LC Control Numbera 46002582
      OCLC/WorldCa14025311

      The history of Australia is the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies. Aboriginal Australians arrived on the Australian mainland by sea from Maritime Southeast Asia betw years ago. The artistic, musical and spiritual traditions they established are among the longest surviving . Homeland Defence Part I, Defence Force Journal To a large degree, the priority for the defence of Australia has remained consistent since While collective security was seen as the critical factor in post-war defence planning, the requirements of territorial defence remained important even when the Regular Army was established.

      The long post-war domination of national politics by the coalition of the Liberal and Country (now National) parties ended in , when the Australian Labor Party was elected. The next three years saw major changes in Australia’s social and economic policy agenda and a heavy legislative program of reforms in health, education, foreign. Darren Cronshaw reviews Joan Beaumont's WWI history, Broken Nation, which he argues 'not only maps the tides of battle for Australia’s involvement overseas in the Great War but also offers page-turning social analysis of the home front and its effect on future history'.

        Australia has successfully blocked China from funding a major ­regional military base in Fiji. By PRIMROSE RIORDAN September 6, September 6, Australia has been cautious, and hence unhurried, in devising a modern structure for national defence. In the 19^0s, Australia put together and developed an organization, to a considerable extent ad hoc, to meet the urgencies of war. Initially, the Navy functioned more often as a part of the Royal Navy: the Army produced an.


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