Australia's Defence Cooperation with its Neighbours in the Asian-Pacific Region

Australia's Defence Cooperation with its Neighbours in the Asian-Pacific Region

1984

ISBN 0 644 03720 2

© Commonwealth of Australia 1984

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - (PDF format)
Preface

Chapter 1 - Introduction - (PDF format)
Purpose of the Inquiry
Approach Taken
Organisation of the Report
Evidence Received

Chapter 2 - The Purpose of the Defence Co-Operation Program - (PDF format)
National Security Interest
Round out and Advance Bilateral Relationships in which Defence Links form a Part of Friendly and Co-operative Association with other Countries
Promote Political Stability and Economic Growth in the Region through Civil Aid Projects Under the Defence Co-operative Program
Foster Friendly Attitudes Towards Australia

Chapter 3 - Defence Forces of South East Asia - (PDF format)
Force Structure Requirements
Strategic Context
Insurgency Groups
Military Capabilites of Countries in South East Asia

Chapter 4 - Overview of Security in the South Pacific - (PDF format)
A Nuclear-free Zone in the South Pacific
Access to Regional Resources
Collective Self-Reliance

Chapter 5 - Defence Forces in the South Pacific - (PDF format)
Papua New Guinea
Fiji
New Caledonia
Vanuatu
Tonga
Solomon Islands
South Pacific Countries

Chapter 6 - Defence Co-operation Program by Countries - (PDF format)
South East Asia
Vietnam
Malaysia
Singapore
Indonesia
Philippines
Thailand
Papua New Guinea
South Pacific
Fiji
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Vanuatu
Kiribati
Western Samoa
Other Countres (other than the South Pacific and ASEAN)

Chapter 7 - The Defence Co-operatin Program - Issues of Contention - (PDF format)
Purposes and Objectives
Regional Progress and Australia's Strategic Interests
The Defence Co-operation Program and Civil Projects
Aid and Trade
What type of Defence Assistance
Parliamentary Scrutiny of the Program
The Indian Ocean
General Conclusion

Appendixes - (PDF format)

Appendix 1 Defence Co-operation Program Assistance to ASEAN Countries
Appendix 2 Defence Co-operation Program Assistance to PNG and the South West Pacific
Appendix 3 Australian Advisers on Loan as at 31 March 1983
Appendix 4 Joint Statement by Prime Minister on the Defence Relationship between Papua New Guinea and Australia
Appendix 5 Trainees and Study Visitors to Australia under the Defence Co-operation Program, by Country
Appendix 6 Dissection of Defence Co-operation Program, by Country
Appendix 7 Individuals and Organisations who made Written Submission to the Committee
Appendix 8 Individuals and Organisations who Appeared before the Committee at Public Hearings

 

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