2016 Defence White Paper

An image of a man reading the Defence White Paper.

The 2016 Defence White Paper will articulate the major long term Defence Strategy.

The Defence White Paper:

  • provides a realistic and affordable plan to meet Australia’s defence objectives
  • aligns policy, strategy and capability plans with our resources
  • enables Defence to address key challenges and set a new course for the future.

DST Group has representatives embedded in the White Paper team to contribute science & technology input to the paper, as well as to the Force Structure Review.

DST’s main contribution is focussed on innovation, emerging technology, international engagement and future force sustainment.

Key information

  • Defence White Paper
  • Force Structures Review