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ADC Publication archive

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This Archive contains past series and publications by the ADC. They cover issues ranging from management practice and its applicability to higher management within Defence and other government agencies, regional and global security, professional military education and training, and military history.



Indo-Pacific Strategic Digest

This range of papers reflects coursework and research submitted by Australian and international students of the Defence and Strategic Studies Course. The papers have been chosen for publication based on their scholarly attributes and strategic relevance. The topics of the papers relate to Australia’s area of primary and enduring strategic interest – the Indo‐Pacific region – and present analyses and assessments that concern Australia’s policy interests.

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Commanders Papers

Commander's Papers are a selection of essays from Australian and international course members at the Australian Defence College, and also by Australian students studying at our counterpart military institutions abroad.

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Indo-Pacific Strategic Papers

This range of papers reflects coursework and research submitted by Australian and international students of the Defence and Strategic Studies Course. The papers have been chosen for publication based on their scholarly attributes and strategic relevance. The topics of the papers relate to Australia’s area of primary and enduring strategic interest – the Indo‐Pacific region – and present analyses and assessments that concern Australia’s policy interests.

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Shedden Papers

The Shedden Papers are a collection of selected research papers by course members, staff and guest presenters at the Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies. The Shedden Papers are published at different times throughout the year.

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Geddes Papers

The Geddes Papers are a collection of selected research papers by course members of the Australian Command and Staff College. The Geddes Papers are published annually.

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Strategic Management Papers

The Strategic Management Papers are selected essays discussing management practice and its applicability to higher management within defence and other government agencies.

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Joint Studies Paper Series

The Joint Studies Paper series publishes academic and policy research on a broad range of contemporary subjects relevant to a focus on joint operations, capabilities, and projects within the ADO and the wider community. Papers are intended to stimulate debate and raise critical issues for the future of the ADF, Department of Defence and wider Defence community.

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The Chiefs

The Chiefs study breaks fresh ground in the field of military studies, and will serve as a solid basis for guiding and evaluating senior performance and for developing JPME.

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