Selected Bibliography

Selected Bibliography

A selection of key references

Australian National Audit Office

Audit Report No. 48 2008–09, Planning and Approval of Defence Major Capital Equipment Projects


Audit Report No. 37 2009–10, Lightweight Torpedo Replacement Project


Audit Report No. 57 2010–11, Acceptance into Service of Navy Capability


Report No. 20 2011–12 2010–11 Major Projects Report,


Audit Report No. 34 2011–12, Upgrade of the M113 Fleet of Armoured Vehicles, Commonwealth of Australia, 2012


Audit Report No. 52 2011–12, Gate Reviews for Defence Capital Acquisition Projects


Better Practice Guide, Risk Management, Commonwealth of Australia, June 2008.

Department of Finance and Deregulation

Guidance on the Gateway Review Process—A Project Assurance Methodology for the Australian Government, Commonwealth of Australia, August 2006.


Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines, Commonwealth of Australia, December 2008

Defence Materiel Organisation

Going to the Next Level: The Report of the Defence Procurement and Sustainment Review, Commonwealth of Australia, 2008 (Mortimer Review)


The Response to the Report of the Defence Procurement and Sustainment Review, nd.


DMO Project Management Manual DMM (PMM) 2009,  Interim, August 2009

Department of Defence

Report of the Defence Procurement Review, 15 August 2003 (Kinnaird Review)




Strategy Planning Framework Handbook, Commonwealth of Australia, 2006


Defence Test and Evaluation Roadmap 2008, Department of Defence, 2008


2008 Audit of the Defence Budget, Commonwealth of Australia, 3 April 2009 (Pappas Report)


The Strategic Reform Program: Delivering Force 2030, Commonwealth of Australia, 2009


Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century: Force 2030, Commonwealth of Australia, 2009 (White Paper)


Building Defence Capability: A Policy for a Smarter and More Agile Defence Industry Base, Commonwealth of Australia, 2010


The Strategy Framework 2010, Commonwealth of Australia, 2010


Technical Risk Assessment Handbook, Commonwealth of Australia, 2010


Review of the Defence Accountability Framework, Commonwealth of Australia, January 2011 (Black Review)


Plan to Reform Support Ship Repair and Management Practices, Commonwealth of Australia, July 2011(Rizzo Report)


Defence Procurement Policy Manual, Mandatory Procurement Guidance for Defence and DMO Staff, Commonwealth of Australia, July 2011


Defence Capability Development Handbook, Commonwealth of Australia, August 2011


Defence Capability Plan 2011, Public version, Commonwealth Australia, 2011



Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand

Risk Management—Principles and guidelines, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009

The Helmsman Institute

A Comparison of Project Complexity between Defence and other Sectors, Public release version. nd.

The RAND Corporation

Australia's Submarine Design Capabilities and Convening Capacities: Challenges and Options for the Future Submarine, prepared for the Australian Department of Defence, 2011

Skills Australia

Defence Industry Workforce Strategy, Discussion Paper, Commonwealth of Australia, January 2012

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