Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies Australia

   2nd International Defence and Security Dialogue
Australia’s Immediate Neighbourhood: 
The Strategic Outlook and its Defence and Security Implications

The Dialogue
Programme and Transcripts
Press Coverage
Media Room

The Royal United Services Institute of NSW Security Dialogue 2013 


The Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales 2013 Security Dialogue held on 26 February 2013 was a great success. 150 members and guests saw the conference opened by Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir CVO, AC, Administrator of the Commonwealth of Australia, then witnessed the insight of those best placed to understand the nations of Oceania and their security needs at the National Maritime Museum theatrette, one of the best such venues in Sydney.

The views expressed were refreshingly frank, and for this an election year, remarkably free of political nuance. 

  Transcripts: Transcripts of some of persentations can be found on our "Programme and Transcripts" Page - activate the link >>
Programme and Transcripts

  Some media reports: Press coverage of the event can be found on our "Press Coverage" Page - activate the link>>
Press Coverage


The RUSI of NSW is currently in the process of having the papers presented prepared for publication. They will be published in the next couple of issues of the RUSI of NSW Journal to appear on this website. They will make great reading for students of strategy and those interested in Oceania.



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