How Canberra works: the national security ecosystem

National Security College | Professional course


This program explores national security frameworks, architecture, decision making and oversight—the how of national security decision making. Aimed at graduates and early career practitioners, this is a short crash course on Australia’s national security ecosystem, how it interacts with other areas of government and how the national security community really works.

This program will be offered twice in 2023.

No security clearance required.

Course date: 
28–29 March 2023
31 October – 1 November 2023
National Security College, #132 Crawford Building, 1 Lennox Crossing, ANU

Cost per person (ex-GST): $2,250 for PAC Agencies; $2,700 for all others

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