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Publications from Australian Defence College

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Welcome to the Australian Defence College publications. ADC publications are produced on behalf of the Commander ADC, Principal Centre for Defence and Strategic Studies (CDSS) and Commandant Australian Command and Staff College (ACSC) to foster research on important national and international defence and security matters.

Our Publications

The Australian Defence Force Journal

The Australian Defence Force Journal is the official journal of the Australian profession of arms. It aims to promote discussion, stimulate thinking, and create debate on the critical issues facing our modern military organisation. It is an avenue for practitioners and commentators within, and those engaged with, our profession of arms to contribute and participate in professional debate.

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..

Joint Studies Paper Series

The Occasional 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.

The Chiefs

The Chiefs: A Study of Strategic Leadership was published by the Australian Defence College in Sep 2013, and written by Brigadier Nicholas Jans PhD with Stephen Mugford PhD, Jamie Cullens and Judy Frazer-Jans.


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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For more information about ADC publications or to discuss the publication of your research, please contact the Centre for Defence Research and Publications.

Dr. Lacy Pejcinovic