‘Has the Australian Government Met its Defence Funding Commitments?’

This ASPI analysis examines the four federal budgets since the 2016 defence white paper, and investigates whether the funding that the government has provided in those budgets has aligned with the white paper commitment. The author concludes that it has, but observes:

“Of course, how much funding Defence gets is a different issue from whether that funding is being spent effectively.”

The full article is available below: