RepresentUs - Australia - Think Tank

RepresentUs - Australia - Think Tank

Defence as a Sovereign Capability

Australia needs to have such a compelling conventional defence deterrence - that makes the cost too high for any opportunistic actor - to contemplate attacking or invading our nation. This requires the establishment of a sovereign defence capacity that includes researching & developing leading edge, next generation deterrence capabilities and systems. All next generation defence deterrence and systems should require to be activated by people and normally require approval by our Common Wealth parliament before being used - as a defense deterrence only.

The following principles inform the RepresentUs - Australia - Movement's perspective on establishing an authentic sovereign defence capability and strategic deterrence against any external actors coercion against Australia: