The Turnbull government has released a Defence White Paper.
The White Paper was launched at a ceremony at the Australian Defence Academy, attended by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne.
The paper commits the government to increasing Defence spending from $32.4 billion to $58.7 billion in 2025.
The White Paper is shown below.
Defence White Paper Downloads
At A Glance
Statement from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Defence Minister Senator Marise Payne.
The 2016 White Paper is a comprehensive and responsible long-term plan to ensure Australia’s national security.
It is the culmination of detailed analysis of our strategic environment, our defence priorities and objectives, and the capabilities required to achieve these outcomes. [Read more…]