Africa’s prosperity depends on security, and Australia has a role

We can do much more more for the political and economic stability of the continent, argues Anthony Bergin.

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National Security College Board

The Board includes four representatives from The Australian National University (including the Vice-Chancellor of the University) and four representatives from the Commonwealth (including the National Security Adviser).

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2018 - The coming year

Following a successful 2017, the NSC is looking forward to activities in the new year.

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From Mongolia to Master of National Security

When Mongolian national Enkh-Orshikh Khurlee was looking to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia, he says the Master of National Security Policy at ANU was an obvious choice.

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From Mongolia to Master of National Security

Professional development course – Women and National Security

In September 2017, the NSC ran the first edition of a two-day professional development course to provide an introduction to the significance of gender in the national security space.

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Search all publications

Search the back catalogue of publications by NSC researchers, policy analysts and visiting experts. Publication topics range from the development of national security policy and strategy to cyber security, state relations in the Indo-Pacific and various sources of regional instability.

Policy publications

All research conducted by the National Security College has a strong focus on policy implications and recommendations to policy makers. Our unique Policy Options Papers series offers short, evidence-based and forward-looking insights for policy makers on topical security, foreign affairs and geostrategic issues facing Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

Research publications

Our active academic team publishes widely and, through a competitive research award process, commissions scholars to conduct research on important, topical national security issues affecting Australia, the region and the world.

Corparate publications

Find out more about the ANU National Security College. This series of publications explains our purpose, our projects and the many ways you could get involved with our work.

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