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Cooperation and Integration among Australia’s National Security Community

Cooperation and Integration among Australia’s National Security Community

By Aaron Phillip Waddell

The Australian National Security Community (NSC) encompasses Australia’s intelligence, diplomatic, defence, law enforcement, infrastructure development, and border protection agencies. These agencies play a vital role in keeping Australian society secure and free from attack or the threat of attack—often in the background—in an effort to maintain the Australian lifestyle. With a new government in 2008, “...the Australian government implemented several institutional transformations to ensure effective coordination and integration within the National Security Community.

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Posted: Sep 28, 2015 06:15 PM
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2015 06:15 PM