National security foundations – introductory level program

National Security College | Executive program


This program introduces participants to the issues, challenges, and opportunities that shape Australia’s national security landscape. By engaging with leading academics and senior officials, the program provides participants who are new to national security the opportunity to explore the complex security environment in which they operate, and strengthen their ability to understand and shape policy decisions.

Participants can be from the public and private sectors and include those working in policy, strategic planning, risk management, intelligence, capability development and operations.

This program will be offered three times in 2023: in-person at NSC 26–28 April and 20–22 September (minimum NV1 security clearance required) and online 24–28 July (no clearance required).

Course date: 
26–28 April 2023
24–28 July 2023
20–22 September 2023
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU

Cost per person (ex-GST): $3,375 for PAC Agencies; $4,050 for all others

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